Elina Bystritskaya

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Bystritskaya in 1964

Elina Avraamovna Bystritskaya (Russian: Элина Авраамовна Быстрицкая; 4 April 1928 26 April 2019) was a Soviet and Russian actress. She is known for her role of Aksinya in movie version of Mikhail Sholokhov's novel And Quiet Flows the Don (1958), directed by Sergei Gerasimov. She also starred in Unfinished Story (1955), Volunteers (1958) and All Remains to People (1963). She was named People's Artist of the USSR in 1978. She was awarded the Order "For Merit to the Fatherland" in 2008. She was born in Kiev, Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic to a Jewish family.

Bystritskaya died in Moscow on 26 April 2019, at the age of 91.[1]

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  1. "Prominent Russian Actress Elina Bystritskaya Is Dead At 91". RFE/RL. 26 April 2019. Retrieved 28 April 2019.

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