Information about the death of the writer confirmed his wife Valentina Bondareva.
– Yuri Vasilyevich died this afternoon. He died at home. With me now the whole family, it’s all here – passes her words TASS.
more recently, Yuri Bondarev noted the birthday, and in may was preparing to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Victory. Until recently, he had received letters from readers and answered them.
Born Yuri Bondarev 15 March 1924, Orsk. Was the Great Patriotic war where he was wounded twice. Later enrolled in College, worked in the workshop of Konstantin Paustovsky. Readers still loved “the Battalions are asked to fire” (1957), “Silence” (1962), “Two” (1964) and , of course, a novel about the battle of Stalingrad “Hot snow”. The writer’s works have been filmed, and he was awarded numerous medals and awards.