Yuriy Abramochkin

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Yuriy Abramochkin
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Born(1936-12-11)11 December 1936
Died5 April 2018(2018-04-05) (aged 81)
Moscow, Russia
NationalityUSSR, Russia
Known forPhotography
MovementSoviet art, photojournalism

Yuriy Vasilyevich Abramochkin (Юрий Васильевич Абрамочкин; normally rendered in English as Yuriy or Yuri Abramochkin, 11 December 1936 – 5 April 2018[1]) was a Soviet and Russian photographer and photojournalist.

Abramochkin worked with Soviet and world leaders, politicians and celebrities, making among others the photos of Nikita Khrushchev, Leonid Brezhnev, Mikhail Gorbachev, Boris Yeltsin, Charles de Gaulle, Willy Brandt, Francois Mitterrand, Richard Nixon, Urho Kekkonen, Jacques Chirac, Bill Clinton, Yuri Gagarin, Ronald Reagan, Valentina Tereshkova and Elizabeth II.[2][3]

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References[change | change source]

  1. "Человек с фотоаппаратом: умер Юрий Абрамочкин". Mir24 (in Russian). Retrieved 2018-04-05.
  2. "Nikon Россия". nikon.ru. Retrieved 27 May 2015.
  3. "Редкие фото, сделанные легендой советской фотожурналистики (Фото)". Телеграф. Retrieved 27 May 2015.

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