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15 December — The remembrance day of Russian journalists who died on professional duty

December 15 was proclaimed the remembrance day of Russian journalists who died on professional duty. In the concert hall of the Central House of journalists there will be lit candles in memory of almost three hundred reporters, photographers, teleoperators who were bereft of life for getting operational information in flashpoints and in peace-time.

The sorrowful list counts about three hundred employees who worked for various mass media and died or went missing since 1991. According to representatives of the Russian Union of journalists, 10-20 reporters die in Russia annually under different circumstances. The day of journalists remembrance has been marked by the Union of journalists of Russia since 1991.

Dates in History
1970—A spacecraft lands on another planet for the first time in human history.
Venera 7, the Soviet interplanetary station reaches the surface of Venus.

1907—Nikolay Nikitin, designer, architect, is born.
He participates in construction of the Main Building of the Moscow State University in Vorobyovy Gory, the Luzhniki stadium and the Motherland Memorial Monument in Volgograd. He is the creator of the Ostankino Television Tower.

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