Died journalist Valentin Zorin

Soviet and Russian journalist, political commentator and writer Valentin Zorin died on 92-m to year of life, this in his Twitter said the chief editor of RT Margarita Simonyan.

“Valentin Zorin Died. The Kingdom Of Heaven. The whole time,” she wrote.

Relatives Zorin has informed “RIA Novosti” that he died on Wednesday, April 27, in the Moscow clinic.

Zorin was born in Moscow on 9 February 1925. Since 1948, worked as international observer radio “Mayak”, since 1965 — the political observer of Central television and all-Union radio. Since 1967, was a member of the Institute of USA and Canada.

In 1970-1980-ies led TV “in Today’s world”, “9th Studio”, “Leninist University of millions” and “the international panorama”. In 2000-ies was the political observer of the state radio company “Voice of Russia”, 2014 — informational Agency “Russia today”.

Valentin Zorin is the author of several nonfiction books about the United States and of scenarios of documentary films about America. Honored worker of culture of the RSFSR, laureate of the State prize of the USSR.