The foreign Ministry called the place of burial Vitaly Churkin


Russia’s Ambassador to the UN Vitaly Churkin February 24, will be buried on Troekurov cemetery in Moscow. This was reported on the official website of the Russian foreign Ministry.

Farewell ceremony with the diplomat will be held on the same day at 10:30 in the Great funeral hall of the Central clinical hospital of the President administration. The funeral is scheduled for 13:00.

Vitaly Churkin died suddenly in new York on 20 February, the day before your 65th birthday. The diplomat felt ill, he was taken from the workplace in the Presbyterian hospital, where he died. According to the preliminary version, the cause of his death was a heart attack.

Earlier Western mass media reported with reference to forensics to determine the cause of death of a diplomat need additional tests, which may take several weeks. In the foreign Ministry of the Russian Federation, such data is called “stuffing”.