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14-yr-old Russian model Vlada Dzyuba dies in Shanghai, agency denies overwork

  A Shanghai agency representing a 14-year-old Russian model who died after taking part in Shanghai Fashion Week has denied claims she was overworked and underpaid. Vlada Dzyuba died in hospital last Friday. English-language newspaper The Siberian Times alleged that Dzyuba died of meningitis compounded by severe exhaustion following "a grueling fashion show in Shanghai," AFP reported. "We feel sorry that we lost an angel," ESEE Model Management said in an online statement, pointing out that Shanghai Fashion Week ended on October 18