Science fiction writer and military journalist Eugene Voiskounsky died at 99 years old. On Friday reported on the website of the Union of writers of Moscow.

"July 3, 2020 99 year of life died Eugene L. Voiskounsky, novelist, essayist, journalist, war reporter, the last of the war from beginning to end", – stated in the message.

In the writers ‘ Union has expressed condolences to the son and relatives Voiskounsky.

"We, fellow writers ‘ workshop, associates and admirers of the great writer and a dear friend we deeply mourn his passing and will remember him always", – said on its website.

As noted in the writers ‘ Union, Voiskounsky has become a classic in the genre of science fiction in the 60-70 years of the twentieth century in collaboration with his cousin Isai Lukodianov. In the 1980s he wrote several novels about the war and about his generation. The writer is a knight of the order of the Patriotic war II degree, red Star, badge of Honor, four-time-laureate of literary awards named Simonov, them. the Strugatsky brothers, the award "Crown" of SPM and the oldest Soviet and Russian awards in the field of science fiction "Aelita".