MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
Mikhail Mishustin expressed his deep condolences to colleagues, relatives and friends of the film actor, People’s Artist of Russia Leonid Kuravlev on his death.
The telegram reads, in part:
“Please accept my deep condolences, words of sympathy in connection with the departure of Leonid Vyacheslavovich Kuravlev. Your grief is shared by the whole country – millions of people who loved this unique artist, admired his work.
Domestic cinema cannot be imagined without the charming, sincere, good-natured heroes of Leonid Kuravlyov. In any role – his rare comedic talent and mastery of improvisation. For many years, films with the participation of Leonid Vyacheslavovich created a special holiday atmosphere, we celebrated the New Year with them. Each of his creative work was very popular, gave joy. And today they are timeless classics, films for all time, which will be watched and reviewed for a very long time.
Leonid Vyacheslavovich Kuravlev is no longer with us, but his star roles will forever remain in the memory and in the hearts of people.
EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is a translation. Apologies should the grammar and or sentence structure not be perfect.