В семье Запашных случилось горе Gone from the life of the famous animal trainer Mstislav Zapashny. The man died at the age of 79 years in Sochi. Family, friends and colleagues a circus artist can’t believe what happened.

      The family of the famous animal trainers Zapashny was in sorrow. This morning died a famous circus performer Mstislav Zapashny. The man was 79 years old. He passed away in Sochi. Soon the man will be transported to the capital,where there will be a farewell to him, and then the funeral. Farewell to the trainer will be held at the Great Moscow state circus on Prospekt Vernadskogo, and the rest of the famous artist will be on the Domodedovsky cemetery.

      To all relatives, friends and colleagues, this news was a major blow. Friends remember him with incredible warmth.

      “I’ve known him since his youth, when he was just starting in the Moscow circus on Tsvetnoy Boulevard with a number of acrobatic voltige with her sister Nona Zapashny. They worked together: senior Walther, the father of the Zapashny brothers, the average Slava (Mstislav) and Junior Igor. Glory then became the General Director of “Russian state circus company”, the educated young generation of the circus, was a true professional, an outstanding artist and a wonderful person. Sorry. The iconic man has left the world”, – said Joseph Kobzon.

      Mstislav has long acted together with his family in a circus group “Brothers Zapashny”. He first entered the arena at the age of five years.

      As reported TASS, Mstislav Zapashny will be buried next to her mother.