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Mirgayas Shirinskiy, Russia’s ambassador to Sudan found dead at his residence in Khartoum on Wednesday
Shirinskiy, 62, is the fourth Russian envoy to die in past eight months
 Russia’s ambassador to Sudan, Mirgayas Shirinskiy, was found dead in his swimming pool Wednesday, the fourth Russian envoy to die in just eight months.
Police found him at his home in home in the country’s capital, Khartoum, officials said. Doctors came immediately, but were not able to save him, according to Russian state media.
Shirinskiy, 62, had high blood pressure, and authorities believe he died of natural causes, police told Reuters.
Russian ambassador Alexander Kadakin.pngRussian ambassador to India Alexander Kadakin, a career diplomat died in a Delhi hospital in January after a heart attack. 
Three other Russian emissaries have died in since December.
Russian ambassador to Turkey Andrey Karlov was assassinated in December, during a speech at an art gallery, by a gun-wielding former Turkish cop shouting “Allahu Akbar!” and “Don’t forget Aleppo! Don’t forget Syria!”
Ambassador to India Alexander Kadakin died at 68 from an illness in January.
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Russia's President Vladimir Putin, left, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, right, and Ambassador to the United Nations Vitaly Churkin .jpgPresident Vladimir Putin, [left], Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, [right], and Ambassador to the United Nations Vitaly Churkin [center] listen to speakers during the 70th session of the UN General Assembly  Sept. 28, 2015. 

Vitaly Churkin, ambassador to the  United Nations died after suffering cardiac arrest in Manhattan Monday morning  before his 65th birthday in February.
Vitaly Churkin fell ill at his office at the Russian Mission to the U.N. on East 67th Street, New York around 9:30 a.m. and was unconscious when emergency personnel arrived, sources said.
At the time of his death Churkin was the longest-serving member of the Security Council, the UN’s most powerful body.

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