|Name Yuri Druzhnikov||Role Journalist|
|Died May 14, 2008, Davis, California, United States|
Books Informer 001: The Myth of P, Angels on the Head of a Pin: A N, Contemporary Russian myths, Passport to yesterday, Madonna from Russia
Yuri Ilyich Druzhnikov (in Russian: Юрий Ильич Дружников) was born Yuri Izrailevich Alperovich on the 17 April 1933 in Moscow, USSR. He died on the 14 May 2008 in Davis, California.
In his lifetime, he worked as an actor, a photographer, an editor, a journalist and travel correspondent, as an author and as a professor of Russian. He was also the vice-president of the American branch of the International PEN club.