Doroshenko was born on January 29th. 21 years old. Not married.
born in 1938 in Strelecky region of Kursk Oblast (state) in a
family of three siblings. Yury's father graduated from the Kiev
Institute of GMI. When World War II broke out his whole family
was moved with their factory beyond the Ural mountains to escape
the German occupation and bombing. His
father died in 1954 from a heart attack. The next year in 1955
Yury graduated from High School with straight A's and a medal
for exemplary achievements.
Doroshenko was a student of the same UPI university on a faculty
of heavy machinery. It was last 4th year.
Doroshenko was involved in a relationship with Zina Kolmogorova and even went to met her parents in Kamensk- Urals. Although they broke up he kept a good relationship with Zina Kolmogorova and Igor Dyatlov.
Yuri Doroshenko was an experienced hiker
with several long range hikes. He himself headed
several groups in the Middle Ural Mountain range of varying
degrees of complexity.
His body was found on February 26, 1959 under the cedar with
George Krivonischenko by Slobtsov.
Official cause of death is hypothermia, although his autopsy
mentioned presence of strange foam around his mouth that might
be indicative of pulmonary edema, a very rare diagnosis among
young athletic individuals.
He was buried on the Michaylovsky (Saint Michael) Cemetery