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Leader of Working Russia leftist movement Viktor Anpilov dies of stroke

He was 72

MOSCOW, January 15. /TASS/. Leader of Russia’s leftist movement Trudovaya Rossia, or Working Russia, has died of a blood stroke at the age of 72, Darya Mitina, a former member of the Russian State Duma lower parliament house, told TASS on Monday.

"On January 13, Anpilov was on his way to a meeting of [Communist candidate for Russian president Pavel] Grudinin with his proxies when he had a massive stroke. He died several hours ago after spending three days in a state of coma at hospital," she said.