(8787) Ignatenko

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1978 TL4. Discovered 1978 Oct. 4 by T. M. Smirnova at Nauchnyj.

Vitalij Nikitich Ignatenko (1941– ), Russian journalist and film script-writer, is the general director of the largest Russian news agency, ITAR-TASS. From 1986 to 1990 he was editor-in-chief of the popular international magazine New Times. (M 41567)

The name was suggested by V. Fortov.

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