Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov
At a briefing for the Russian and foreign press on Monday, May 2, the official representative of the Kremlin, answering questions from journalists, commented on the death of Vyacheslav Zaitsev and Valentin Yudashkin.
“First of all, you know that the president expressed his condolences to the family and friends of Vyacheslav Zaitsev, our great fashion designer,” recalled the press secretary (Vyacheslav Zaitsev died on Sunday, April 30. Vladimir Putin called him talented, sincerely generous, completely passionate According to the president, the designer did a lot for the development of the domestic fashion industry and turned it into a real, high art: “… Zaitsev’s works were original and gave people a holiday , joy and beauty”).
“Unfortunately, today we received tragic news about the death of Valentin Yudashkin,” Peskov also said. – The President deeply sympathizes in this regard.
At the moment, a condolence telegram on behalf of the head of state to the family of Valentin Yudashkin is being prepared and will be sent as soon as possible.
Valentin Yudashkin made a great contribution to the development of Russian art, to the spread of its very high standards in all Russian regions, and to the education of the younger generation.
Well, and, of course, from the point of view of promoting our culture abroad, it is very difficult to overestimate its role.
We too deeply regret the death of Valentin Yudashkin.