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Mirgayas Shirinsky

Russian ambassador to Sudan found dead in swimming pool

KHARTOUM: Russia's ambassador to Sudan, veteran diplomat Mirgayas Shirinsky, was found dead in the swimming pool at his Khartoum home on Wednesday, Sudanese and Russian officials said. "The Russian ambassador died this evening at his Khartoum residence," the Sudanese foreign ministry said in a statement, without giving a cause of death. "He was found dead in the swimming pool of his residence at 7:05 pm (16:05 GMT)," police spokesman Omar al-Mokhtar told AFP. "Preliminary investigation shows that his death was…