Published on Jan 2, 2017
A memorial service for Anton Gubankov, a well-known Russian journalist who was among the 92 people killed in the Tu-154 plane crash near Sochi, with mourners gathering at the Holy Face Church of Horse Stables in St. Petersburg, Monday.
Born in 1965 in the city of St. Petersburg, formerly known as Leningrad, Gubankov worked for numerous Soviet and Russian media outlets. He would also serve as chairman of St. Petersburg’s Culture Committee and Moscow Region’s Culture Minister. Gubankov went on to head the Russian Defence Ministry’s Department of Culture from 2013 until his death.
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