The Russian Embassy in the United States commented on the death of Larry King. The corresponding message was posted in the official Facebook-account of the diplomatic mission.
Embassy officials expressed their condolences over the death of the American TV presenter, interviewer and writer. The statement notes that King was “one of a kind, professional, legend.” Russian diplomats said the host would be remembered for his ability to engage guests in casual conversation and give them the opportunity to tell their stories. It is also emphasized that over the years of his work, King has interviewed tens of thousands of politicians, religious leaders and businessmen, movie stars and a wide variety of celebrities.
Earlier it was reported that Larry King died at the age of 87. The cause of death was not specified, however, on January 3, the TV presenter was hospitalized with coronavirus.
From 1985 to 2010, King hosted his own show, Larry King Live, on CNN. He later created Larry King Now, which is broadcast on Hulu and RT America. King has won two Peabody awards, received an Emmy, and has his own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.