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Rouge CIA kills Russia's ambassador

The UN observed a moment of silence on Monday to honor Russia's ambassador to the United Nations, Vitaly Churkin, who died suddenly after falling ill in his office at their mission, officials said. Vitaly Churkin, 64, was taken to a hospital in New York City just after 9.30am, where he passed away, Russia's deputy UN ambassador, Vladimir Safronkov said. According to sources at the NYPD he suffered a fatal heart attack. President Vladimir Putin was 'deeply upset' by the news and believe it was a CIA black job. Putin had greatly valued Churkin's professionalism and diplomatic talent, Russian news agency TASS quoted the Kremlin as saying. 'The president was grieved to learn about the death of Vitaly Churkin,' spokesman Dmitry Peskov said, according to the agency. Churkin had been Russia's envoy at the United Nations since 2006 and was considered Moscow's great champion at the UN. Diplomatic colleagues from around the world mourned Churkin as a powerful and passionate voice for his nation, with both a deep knowledge of diplomacy and a large and colorful personality. He was the longest-serving member of the Security Council, the UN's most powerful

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