Anton Nossik

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Anton Nossik
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Born
Anton Borisovich Nossik

(1966-07-04)July 4, 1966
DiedJuly 9, 2017(2017-07-09) (aged 51)
NationalityRussian
Brad Fitzpatrick and Anton Nossik

Anton Borisovich Nossik (Russian: Анто́н Бори́сович Но́сик; July 4, 1966 – July 9, 2017) was a Jewish-Russian start-up manager, journalist, social activist and popular Russian blogger (10th place in RuNet according to Yandex).[1]

Sometimes he is called one of the fathers of the Russian Internet[2]or the first Russian-language blogger in the history[3]. He was editor of the largest online news publications Vesti.ru, Lenta.ru,[4] Gazeta.ru and NEWSru.com.

Nossik died from a heart attack at the night of 9 July 2017 near Moscow at the age of 51.[5]

References[change | change source]

  1. Рейтинг блогов рунета
  2. Носик, отец рунета (26): Яндекс. Новости
  3. "ANTON NOSSIK. Russia's First Blogger Reacts to Putin's Internet Crackdown". newrepublic.com.
  4. Пост главного редактора «Ленты.ру» занимал вплоть до 2004 года
  5. "Godfather' of Russian Internet Nossik Dies of Heart Attack". The Moscow Times. 9 July 2017.