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Vazgen Sarkisian

Age: 40

Armenian prime minister and victim of a coup attempt in the impoverished former Soviet state. Sarkisian, who was appointed to Armenia's second-highest government post in June, was formerly an athletic instructor and a Soviet propaganda official.

Died: Yerevan, Armenia, October 27, 1999

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