A family friend Yevtushenko told about the cause of death of the poet
WASHINGTON, 2 Jun — RIA Novosti, Dmitry Zlatarev. The poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko has died of cancer, said on Saturday the RIA Novosti news family friend Michael Morgulis.
“He had cancer in an irreversible form. After studying the tests doctors gave him three months to live, but he lived less than a month,” said Morgulis.
Yevtushenko died in the US on Saturday on 85-m to year of life.