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Russian Emergency Minister Yevgeny Zinichev, 55, died saving a cameraman who fell off a cliff during exercises in a Siberian town.

Russian Emergency Minister Yevgeny Zinichev tragically died during drills saving a person’s life.

Sputnik editor-in-chief Margarita Simonyan gave more details on her Telegram channel:

“He and a cameraman were standing on the edge of a cliff. The cameraman slipped and fell into the water. There were enough witnesses, but no one had time to figure out what was going on, as Zinichev threw himself into the water to save the man who had fallen and crashed into a stone. He died as a rescuer. Rest in peace”.

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