Russian SF writer Kir Bulychev, pseudonym of Igor Vsevolodovich Mozheiko, died September 5, 2003.
Born 1934 in Moscow, his best known works included YA stories about Alice Selezneva, a young girl from the future, first published in English in 1977 and collected as Alice: The Girl From Earth by Xlibris/Fossicker Press in 2002. Other English language books included Half a Life (1977) and Gusliar Wonders (1983), both published by Macmillan as part of their Soviet SF line.
An official webpage in English is at http://www.rusf.ru/kb/english/.
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