29 Jul '13, 4pm

Yandex Co-Founder Ilya Segalovich Dies

Ilya Segalovich, cofounder, CTO and director of Yandex, passed away on Sunday, June 28 in a London hospital after being removed from life support on Saturday. He had been in a coma with no sign of brain activity as a result of his battle with cancer since Thursday, when Yandex originally erroneously reported that Segalovich had died. Segalovich had been diagnosed with treatable stomach cancer last year and had been responding well to treatment while working a full schedule, according to Yandex . However, another tumor had been discovered last week in his head. Ilya was diagnosed with 'terminal metastatic gastric cancer' last September. He wasn't given any chances. Everyone was devastated. And then a miracle happened. He got a good doctor, his strong body responded well to chemotherapy. Ilya was literally brought back to life and spent the whole of this year up to the last ...

Full article: http://searchenginewatch.com/article/2285511/Yandex-Co-Fo...

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