It is with great sadness we have learned that Richard McKane passed away on Saturday, 17th September 2016. Richard was an outstanding translator and connoisseur of Russian literature and poetry, a distinguished poet, dedicated human rights supporter and a person of great heart and mind. Hereby we would like to pay tribute to this remarkable man and to express our gratitude for the invaluable contribution Richard has made towards developing our shared intercultural heritage, promoting peace and love, and fostering compassion and better understanding between people and nations.
Please read a short informal obituary by Ksenia Afonina here: An Englishman with a Russian Soul
You are welcome to join Richard’s friends and family for his funeral at 11am on Friday 7th October at St Bride’s Church, Fleet Street, London EC4Y 8AU.