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MOSCOW, September 9 (RIA Novosti) - Honorary president and founder of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RSPP) Arkady Volsky has died after a long illness at the age of 74, the RSPP said Saturday.

The well-known public and state figure headed the RSPP for more than 15 years and resigned from this post a year ago.

Volsky had two children and six grandchildren.