//Farewell, My Friend, Melor Sturua

Farewell, My Friend, Melor Sturua

Melor Georgievich Sturua, the world-renowned Soviet-Russian Foreign Correspondent, died on June 1st, 2021, age 93 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  He was an old school gentleman, the Last Magician of Soviet journalism epoch. He studied to become a diplomat and graduated a prestigious MGIMO University (Moscow State Institute of International Relations). Sadly, his career took a nosedive, unexpectedly, due to his illustrious father, Georgy Sturua. 
Georgy Sturua was a prominent apparatchik, a founder of the Social Democratic Party in Russia and the former Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the Georgian SSR.  He and his son were born in Tbilisi, Georgia.
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