Date: 4 months ago   Category: Press

The Soviet journalist who has shown the war in Afghanistan has died


Mikhail Leshchinsky
The Soviet and Russian journalist Mikhail Leshchinsky has died on the 74th year of life. RIA Novosti with reference to the head of the press service of the Union of journalists of Russia Jan Radzevich reports about it. "Tonight Mikhail Borisovich Leshchinsky — one of the most famous Soviet war correspondents, the TV reporter has died. His eyes we saw the war in Afghanistan. Reports by Mikhail Leshchinsky always were emotional, left nobody indifferent" — Radzevich has reported. He has also noted that Leshchinsky in the work steadily created "effect of presence" on the place of events of those who watched his reports. Leshchinsky worked in Gosteleradio of the USSR where kept the I Serve the Soviet Union program, for four years was a correspondent of the Central television of the USSR in Afghanistan. In 1992-1994 I headed military department of RGTRK Ostankino, later I kept the weekly Ground program. He has also produced hundreds of reports on key political events, became the author of tens of program cycles and has created several documentaries.

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