Yevgeny Gabrilovich

Yevgeny Gabrilovich, one of the fathers of Russian cinema and founder of the national screenwriting school, died Dec. 6.

He was 95.

His most famous movies were about Soviet leader Vladimir Lenin and included the films “Kommunist,””Lenin in Poland” and “Tales About Lenin.”

Gabrilovich served in World War II and won nearly all of the Soviet Union’s most prestigious awards for his services to the state.

There was no word on the cause of his death or whether he had any survivors.

Funeral arrangements were not announced.

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