Queen and Head of State of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and 14 other Commonwealth countries, Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, Lord of the Isle of Man, Supreme Governor of the Church of England, Defender of the Faith, Duchess of Normandy Elizabeth II died this afternoon at Balmoral Castle in Scotland at the age of 96. This was announced by the official account of the royal family.

In February of this year, Elizabeth II celebrated the 70th anniversary of her reign, the longest in the history of Great Britain and the second in the history of mankind. Her eldest son Charles became the new king of Great Britain.

Mezha expresses condolences to the royal family and all citizens of Great Britain.