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.