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    A memorial service for Vitaly Churkin, the late Russian ambassador to the United Nations, is taking place in Moscow's Central Clinic Hospital.

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    Memorial Service for Russia's UN Ambassador Churkin in Moscow

    Churkin died at his workplace in New York on Monday, a day before his 65th birthday. He had served as Russia's permanent envoy to the United Nations and Russian representative in the UN Security Council since April 2006.

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