Anti-Putin playwright is found dead

May 16, 2018 by norman lebrecht


Elena Gremina, founder of Teatr.doc and author of a play about the state murder of Sergei Magnitsky, has been found dead in Moscow at the age of 61.

Her co-founder and husband, Mikhail Ugarov, was found dead six weeks ago.

The take theatre seriously in Russia.

Comments (10)

  1. Caravaggio says:


  2. John Borstlap says:

    The usual Russian way of censorship.

  3. The View from America says:

    I’m sure both of them died of “illness” …

  4. JoBe says:

    Words are failing…

  5. buxtehude says:

    Why can’t things be this simple here? sighs make-america-great-again.

    So unfair!

  6. Barry Guerrero says:

    As some said in the old days, “it’s not enough to love Soviet power, Soviet power has to love you”. Wait . . . this place is now called Russia!

  7. Mark says:

    Of course, it is merely a coincidence that so many anti-putinists have been dying of “natural causes” recently.

    1. Pianofortissimo says:

      Nature is cruel.

  8. Dave says:

    She was suicided.

  9. Highwayroller says:

    So much ugliness in the comments section…
    RIP Lena.

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