Wednesday, July 17, 2024

Russian ambassador to Zambia dies


File: Russian Ambassador to Zambia Boris Malakhov talks to Chief Justice Ernest Sakala and his wife

Russian ambassador to Zambia Boris Malakhov has died. He died an hour after he received a coronary artery bypass surgery at Pretoria’s Zuid Afrikaans hospital in South Africa.

Boris Malakhov graduated from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations in 1975 and was employed by the Foreign Ministry the same year.
In 2008, Boris Malakhov was appointed as Russia’s ambassador to Zambia.He was 59 years old and is survived by a wife and daughter.


  1. Too bad for this good man.he was really good for Zambia and Russia.he made sure that more Zambbian students aquired free eductaion from Russia.RIP
    We enjoyed a lot at Russian embassy

  2. Too bad and MHSRIP, this unfortunate death has nothing to do with local Zambian politics for you to start throwing tantrums, lets mourn this diplomat with dignity!!

  3. @ #11, Lucy Kutina: you should not put your trust in man because the Bible says cursed is the man who does so. Always put your trust in God and pray that He gives HEMCS many more years to live on earth coz he is only human and he too needs God’s hand. Better say, “………in God we trust.”

  4. Condolences to the family and we mourn with you. Though now we need to analyse well, even non Zambians are not returning after medical care in south. I guess the cat is out of the bag, South is not as good as it seems.

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