Died Soviet diplomat and journalist Valentin Falin

MOSCOW, February 23. /TASS/. The eminent Russian diplomat, journalist and scholar, laureate of the State prize of the USSR, Valentin Falin died on 92-m to year of life. This was reported by TASS in its close environment.

“Valentin Falin did not on Thursday,” – said the Agency interlocutor.

Valentin Falin has held senior positions in the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the USSR and the CPSU Central Committee, was the assistant of the first Secretary of the CPSU Central Committee Nikita Khrushchev and foreign Minister of the USSR Andrei Gromyko. In the years of “perestroika” was the head of the press Agency “news” and the international Department of the CPSU Central Committee. Between 1990 and 2000, was engaged in scientific work in Germany and Russia. Had the rank of Ambassador extraordinary and Plenipotentiary.