The Gorchakov Fund expresses condolences in regards to the recent passing of Valery Kuznetsov

03 December 2019

On December 2, Valery Kuznetsov, long-serving Head of the Mercury Club, passed away at the age of 83. He was a son of one of the heroes of the Leningrad defensive and witnessed many significant events in the history of our country, which were taking place in the 21st century. Mr. Kuznetsov was a graduate of MGIMO University, journalist and proponent of a strong state. He worked at Novosti New Agency and Glavlit of the USSR.

Since 2002 Valery Kuznetsov had been heading the Mercury Club established under the Chamber Commerce and Industry of Russia. He was also a long-time friend of Yevgeny Primakov.

The Gorchakov Fund expresses condolences to the family and close ones, to all those, who knew and loved him.

The farewell ceremony will take place on Wednesday at 12:00 pm at the Ceremonial Hall of the Central Clinical Hospital at 25 Marshal Timoshenko St., Moscow.