Aleksandr Lukashenko offers condolences on passing of Irina Maslennikova

    President of Belarus Aleksandr Lukashenko has offered condolences to the family and friends of People’s Artist of the RSFSR Irina Maslennikova.

    The head of state noted that the creative work of Irina Maslennikova is one of the greatest pages in the history of the Soviet and Russian culture. She was recognized in the country as an outstanding opera singer, a wonderful pedagogue and a founder of the academic singing school.

    ”People in Belarus appreciated Irina Ivanovna as an unrivalled master of stage whose activity made a contribution to enhancing cultural ties between the two fraternal nations. Her passing is an irreplaceable loss for the world music,” the message of condolences reads.