“Farewell and civil funeral service for Boris Grigorievich will be held at the Chekhov Moscow Art Theater and will begin at 11:00, followed by a funeral service in the Cathedral of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker.

The funeral will take place at the Troekurovskoye cemetery, ”the message says. 

Earlier, Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed his condolences over the death of Boris Plotnikov.

The People's Artist died at the age of 71 from the coronavirus infection COVID-19.