Farewell to academician Zaliznyak will be held in the main building of the RAS on 28 December

CC BY-SA 3.0 / Alexey Kassian / Linguist Andrey Salesrecords Andrei Anatolyevich Zaliznyak. Archival photoFarewell to academician Zaliznyak will be held in the main building of the RAS on 28 DecemberCC BY-SA 3.0 / Alexey Kassian / Linguist Andrei Anatolyevich Zaliznyak

Farewell to an outstanding Russian scientist-linguist, academician Andrei Zaliznyak will be held on Thursday in Moscow in the main building of the Russian Academy of Sciences on the Sparrow hills, told RIA Novosti the Russian Academy of Sciences.

«The ceremony of farewell will begin on 28 December at 11 am in the main building of the Academy of Sciences», — said the representative of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

Zaliznyak, died Sunday at the 83rd year of life.

Academician Andrey Zaliznyak — linguist, specialist in the field of modern and historical Russian grammar, comparative and General linguistics. A number of works devoted to the study of the Novgorod birch-bark letters. Also thanks to the research Zaliznyak was completed the debate on the authenticity of the manuscript of «the Word about Igor’s regiment». In 2008, Zaliznyak was awarded the State prize of the Russian Federation in 2008 — the highest award of the Russian Academy of Sciences, a Large gold medal named after Lomonosov.

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