On the night of January 10, a doctor of historical sciences, professor, author of studies on the history of the Crimean Tatar people, as well as a delegate of the Kurultay of the Crimean Tatar people of the second convocation (June 1991 – June 1996) Valery Vozgrin died in St. Petersburg.
“For us, Valery Evgenievich will forever remain a man and a scientist who showed to the world the history of our people and our homeland even at a time when the phrase“ Crimea and Crimean Tatars ”was banned. Valery Evgenievich even after death did not want to part with the Crimea. He bequeathed to send half of his ashes to Crimean land, and the other to be buried in St. Petersburg, ”wrote journalist Lilya Budzhurova on Facebook.
Valery Vozgrin – Doctor of Historical Sciences, Professor at the Department of Modern and Contemporary History of St. Petersburg State University, Director of the Menshikov Institute Research Center, member of the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences, the author of 187 scientific works on the history of new diplomacy, the history of Russia, Europe, and Scandinavian countries of Greenland. His scientific works are published in Russia, Ukraine, Denmark, Norway, Germany, Estonia, Finland, Turkey, Italy.