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Ended in Moscow the farewell to the actor Victor Proskurin

Farewell with the honored artist of Russia Viktor Proskurin ended on Saturday in Moscow at the Theatre Institute named Shchukin, the artist's last farewell with applause, the correspondent of RIA Novosti.

Proskurin died 30 Jun 69-m to year of life after heavy illness.

To say goodbye to actor actors Alexander Baluev, Martirosyan Grigory, Yelena Skorokhodova, Irina Shevchuk, Alexander Rapoport, the Deputy of Moscow city Council Evgeny Gerasimov and others.

Shevchuk, who served in the 1970s at the theatre "Lenkom" with Proskurin, expressed condolences from the entire troupe, and read favorite poems of the actor.

The actor will be buried on Troekurov cemetery.

Proskurin was born in 1952, graduated from drama school named Shchukin, and then served in the Theater of Lenin Komsomol ("flax"), from where he played the role of Executioner in "till Eulenspiegel." The artist became widely known in theatrical circles, having played in 1977 the role of Sergei Lukonin in the play "a Guy from our city" on the play by Konstantin Simonov.

Proskurin also known for his roles in such films as "Big change", "to marry a captain", "the Queen of spades", "a Cruel romance" "the Road to the edge of life", "Charming bad boys" and many others.