Netanyahu vows Israel will stop Iran’s aim for military base in SyriaWorld October 17, 13:52
Expert points to European Union's growing confusion over Kiev’s policyWorld October 17, 13:21
MC-21 aircraft makes first flight from Irkutsk to Zhukovsky airportBusiness & Economy October 17, 13:00
Press review: Putin could update foreign policy and Israel hits Syria amid Shoigu’s visitPress Review October 17, 13:00
Lavrov believes Trump did not abandon intentions to improve relations with RussiaRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 17, 12:27
No leaks whatsoever showing any evidence of 'Russian meddling' in US elections — LavrovRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 17, 12:11
Lavrov hopes growing self-determination trend will not lead to turmoil in EuropeRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 17, 12:11
Strasbourg Court finds no political motives in Yves Rocher theft case against NavalnyWorld October 17, 12:03
Russia spends about $17.5 mln on preparations for 2018 Winter OlympicsSport October 17, 11:45
MOSCOW, July 18 (Itar-Tass) - The Investigative Committee has launched a check into the death of a violinist in the Bolshoi Theatre, the SK press service told Itar-Tass.
"The SK is conducting a pre-investigation check into the death of Bolshoi Theatre violinist Viktor Sedov. A procedural decision will follow," an SK representative said.
On July 16, Sedov entered into an unlit room of the orchestra pit assuming that the pit floor was at the ground floor level, and fell from a six-meter height. "A Bolshoi Theatre staffer found Sedov unconscious on the concrete floor as he was making a routine fire prevention check. The victim was rushed to the Sklifosovsky emergency medicine hospital. Despite the doctors’ efforts, he died on July 17, reports said.
Viktor Sedov, 65, worked at the Bolshoi Theatre for more than 40 years.
GABT spokeswoman Katerina Novikova said the GABT personnel were mourning Sedov. "His colleagues loved and respected him. We're all shocked by the tragedy," Novikova said.
New GABT director general Vladimir Urin has already met with the musician's family.
Sedov will be buried in the Vostryakovo cemetery next week. GABT said it would provide financial assistance to the violinist's family.