NAT Head Eduard Sagalaev is buried at the Troekurovsky cemetery in Moscow
MOSCOW, May 16 – RIA Novosti. Eduard Sagalaev, chairman of the National Association of Publishers, was buried on Tuesday at the Troyekurovsky cemetery.
Eduard Sagalaev died on May 13 at the age of 77. He has served as the head of NAT since 1995.
Farewell to him took place in the mourning hall, after which Sagalaev was buried at the Troekurovsky cemetery.
After leaving the mourning hall, the coffin was held with applause. A church choir accompanied him to the burial place.
Sagalaev is buried next to Vladimir Sungorkin, editor-in-chief and chief executive of the Komsomolskaya Pravda media group, journalists Sergei Dorenko and Vladimir Luskanov, and Svetlana Babaeva, head of the Simferopol division of the Rossiya Segodnya media group.
Kiselev called Sagalaev his teacher
Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed his condolences to the families and relatives of Eduard Sagalaev, who passed away. In addition, condolences were expressed by: Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Mikhail Mishustin, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov, Special Representative of the President of the Russian Federation for International Cultural Cooperation Mikhail Shvydkoy, former chairman of the HRC Mikhail Fedotov, chairman of the State Duma Information Policy Committee Alexander Khinshtein, UJR head Vladimir Solovyov, TV reporter Dmitry Kiselev, General Director of Channel One Konstantin Ernst, General Director of the All-Russian State Television and Radio Broadcasting Company Oleg Dobrodeev and others.
Many noted that Sagalaev “became the face of modern television”, “the soul of Russian television”, and “managed to maintain the balance of tradition and innovation.”
Biography of Eduard Sagalaev
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