Writer, translator, interpreter. Former marathon swimmer (unaided swim from Russia to Turkey in 1962). Author: "Project Nirvana" (Booksurge, 2005) and "Sentenced to Death" (Neva Publishing House, St. Petersburg, 2005). Reviews of "Project Nirvana" and "Sentenced to Death": "A wildly imaginative book…Amazing tales..." (Robyn Williams, ABC Radio National, "In Conversation"). "Patrushev's novel brings the visions of Orwell and Huxley together." (Michael McGirr, The Sydney Morning Herald). "Get engrossed into the atmosphere of a real adventure: true and deadly dangerous." EX Magazine.