Famous Ukrainian poet, writer Ivan Drach passed away. PHOTO

Ivan Drach, the famous Ukrainian poet and writer, passed away on Tuesday, June 19.

As reported by Censor.NET, movie critic Serhii Trymbach wrote on social media that the writer succumbed to a serious decease at the age of 81, ,  reports

"Ivan Drach died in Feofania [hospital] today, June 19. He succumbed to a serious decease this morning. He was 81. The soul of the great poet, the public figure flies away from us ... I talked to his wife Maria last night. There was still a hope. But whatever happened, happened. Ivan Fedorovych willed to bury him in his native village of Telizhentsi near his son Maksym’s grave," Trymbach said.

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Ivan Drach was a Ukrainian poet, screenwriter, literary critic, politician, and political activist. He played an important role in the founding of Rukh – the People's Movement of Ukraine – and led the organisation from 1989 to 1992.

Источник: https://censor.net.ua/en/n3072230