Vladimir Zeldin was buried at Novodevichy cemetery

The funeral of Vladimir Zeldin held with military honors at Novodevichy cemetery, reports TASS.

At the grave Zeldin has lined up the students. After a funeral service, under the sounds of military orchestra the coffin with the body of the actor was lowered into the grave.

The artist was buried next to another actor Lev Durov.

On the afternoon of 3 November, thousands of people bade farewell to the actor in the Central academic theatre of the Russian army. Among those who came to the memorial service in the theater was the Russian defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, presidential adviser on culture Vladimir Tolstoy, the Minister of culture Vladimir Medinsky, head of the Department of culture of Moscow Alexander Kibovsky, President of the Union of theatrical figures Alexander Kalyagin, the President of the Pushkin Museum of fine arts Irina Antonova, Director Yuli Gusman and others.


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October 31, on 102-m to year of life died the oldest reigning world actor Vladimir Zeldin. He was hospitalized on October 26 due to kidney failure, the actor hooked up to life support…

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Vladimir Zeldin died October 31 at the age of 101 years. Until his last day of his life he remained a leading actor of the Central academic theatre of the Russian army.