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In St. Petersburg will say goodbye to the honourable citizen Mikhail Bobrov - RIA Novosti, 8/23/2018


ST.-PETERSBURG, 23 Aug — RIA Novosti. Farewell to the honourable citizen of St. Petersburg deserved by the modern pentathlon coach of the Russian Federation Mikhail Bobrov who has died on Sunday on the 96th year of life will take place on Thursday. "On the twenty third of August at 11:00 Moscow time in Yubileyny Sports Palace (Dobrolyubov Avenue, 18) farewell to the honourable citizen of St. Petersburg deserved by the trainer of the Russian Federation M.M. Bobrov will take place. Burial will take place at the Serafimovsky cemetery" — the press service of the city government reports. Earlier the governor of St. Petersburg Georgy Poltavchenko has charged to create the working group of the city government on the organization of farewell and Bobrov's funeral. According to the Modern Pentathlon Federation of Russia (MPFR), Mikhail Bobrov is one of founders of this sport in the country. Bobrov was also the subjugator of the North Pole oldest in the history (in 76 years in 1999). In days of the Great Patriotic War Bobrov served as an intelligence agent in the back of the enemy. Having received a contusion, I worked with climbers, masking architectural dominants of besieged Leningrad. It has prevented fascists to use them as reference points for the aim artillery attacks. Bobrov was professor, the author more than 100 scientific works, the member of the Russian Geographical Society.-0-

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