Russia's Ambassador to the United Nations Vitaly Churkin © Brendan McDermid / Reuters
WNU Editor: I friend of mine who works in Russia's UN mission in New York City just called me to tell me that. Met him a few times in the past. My prayers go to his family and loved ones.
Update: Russian media is now reporting on it .... Russian Ambassador to the UN Vitaly Churkin Dies (Sputnik). More here.