Russian ambassador to Sudan found dead at his residence

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Russian ambassador to Sudan found dead at his residence

Khartoum, Sudan (Reuters): Russian ambassador to Sudan, Mirgayas Shirinskiy, was found dead at his residence in Khartoum on Wednesday, the Sudanese police said.


The cause of death remains unknown, but Shirinskiy was known to have suffered from high blood pressure, a spokesman for the police told Reuters.

Sudan's foreign ministry expressed its condolences to Russia in a statement, hailing Shirinskiy's diplomatic efforts.