people’s artist of Russia Alexander Petrov, the oldest Theater of the Russian army, died in Moscow. This was reported on the website of the casino on Friday, July 3.

Peter died after a long illness. He was 98 years old.

the ceremony of farewell with the artist will take place on 6 July in the Theatre of the Russian army.

Alexander Petrov volunteered for the front in the beginning of the great Patriotic war, participated in the battle of Stalingrad, the liberation of Budapest, Odessa, Vienna and Prague reached with fights to Germany and Yugoslavia. In the Theatre of the Russian army he had served for almost 70 years, performing more than 70 roles. His last performance was the play “the Fate of a house” dedicated to the victory in the great Patriotic war.