This was reported by RIA Novosti with reference to the artistic director of the musical theater "Helikon-Opera" Dmitry Bertman.

“Today is another loss ... People's Artist of Russia Leonid Orestovich Zimnenko left us,” Bertman wrote on his Facebook page.

Earlier it was reported that at the age of 76 after a long illness, People's Artist of Russia Nina Ruslanova died.

Actor Stanislav Duzhnikov spoke with Nation News about working with Nina Ruslanova.