His death was announced by the writer Valery Shubinskiy in Facebook
On 6 July it became known about the death of 58-year-old Oleg Yuriev. The sad news was shared by his friend and colleague Valery Shubinskiy. "DIED OLEG YURIEV. Sorry, nothing more to say now, and I can not write" — he wrote on his page in Facebook.
Yuriev died in Germany. The cause of death has not yet been disclosed. Oleg was born in Leningrad on 28 July 1959. In 1991, the writer with his wife, the poet Olga Martynova - emigrated to Germany.
Of St. George's works translated into German, English, French and many other languages. In addition, he also acted as the author of the plays, which were staged in Europe and North America.