The message reads:
Dear Galina, Yelena and Natalya Livshyts,
Please accept my sincere condolences for the untimely death of Alexander Livshyts.
He was an outstanding economist and a renowned statesman and politician who made an enormous contribution to the development of Russia’s financial system and the formation of the new Russia.
Colleagues valued Mr Livshyts for his competence, responsible attitude, self-discipline and profound integrity.
The memory of Alexander Livshyts remains forever in the hearts of his loved ones, friends and students – everyone who knew him and respected him.