“This is undoubtedly one of the most talented theater and film actors, but first of all this morning for some reason you think that on May 9, when our famous human, heartfelt regiment will go through the streets of Moscow, Vasily Lanovoy will not be in front ... This is a huge loss.

And now the words don't fit into a sentence that can express the level of loss that shocked us all.

Blessed memory of this great citizen, great artist and just a very dear person for us, ”said Gushchina.

People's Artist of the USSR Vasily Lanovoy died at the age of 88.

On January 28, it became known that Lanovoy, who was hospitalized with a coronavirus infection COVID-19 in early January, was transferred to intensive care.