Creator Olympic bears will bury in Moscow on 23 July

farewell to the Creator of the image of the mascot of the Olympic games 1980 in Moscow — Misha — people’s artist of Russia Viktor Chizhikova will take place in Moscow on Thursday, July 23. This was reported in the press service of Rospechat.

to bid farewell to the artist will be from 10:00 in the morgue at the address: 2-nd Botkinsky proezd, 5, bld. 33. Funeral rite Chizhikova will be held in the Church of John the Baptist on Vostryakovskiy cemetery. At the cemetery the burial ceremony.

On the death of Victor Chizhikov became known on July 20. Soviet and Russian cartoonist died on 85-m to year of life.

Chizhikov worked in the magazines “Crocodile”, “Fun”, “Murzilka”, “Around the world”.

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