Lyudmila Gurchenko in ''Carnival Night''
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Actress Lyudmila Gurchenko mourned in Russia

Actress Lyudmila Gurchenko, described as ''Russia's Elizabeth Taylor'', has died at the age of 75.

In a career spanning more than half a century, she starred in over 80 films which are still shown on Russian television.

The BBC's Steve Rosenberg reports.

  • 01 Apr 2011