Anton Nossik, Russian writer and internet entrepreneur, Died at 51

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Anton Borisovich Nossik was born on July 4, 1966 and died on July 9, 2017.

He was a Russian journalist, social activist and blogger (10th place in RuNet according to Yandex).

He was also called one of the “godfathers of the Russian Internet” or the first Russian-language blogger.

Nossik was an editor for the Russian online news publications Vesti.ru, Lenta.ru, Gazeta.ru and NEWSru.com.

Anton was a co-chair of the first round table on the introduction of Creative Commons licenses in the Russian Federation in 2008.

He died from a heart attack in Pirogovo, Mytishchinsky District, Moscow Oblast.

Anton Nossik passed away at 51 years old.

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