Russian film director Tatiana Lioznova dies aged 87

Russian film director Tatiana Lioznova, famous for the Soviet television series, “Seventeen Moments of Spring,” about the life of a secret agent, died on Thursday at the age of 87, the Culture TV channel said.

Lioznova was born in Moscow and graduated from the director school of the All-Union State Cinematography Institute (VGIK) in 1949.

Her masterpieces, “Three Poplars in Plyushchikha” and “Seventeen Moments of Spring,” enjoyed massive popularity all across the Soviet Union.

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