Konstantin Krivenko was the founder of Zvezda Games, and a designer of several of the wargames published by the company.
He passed away on July 5, 2014. The message sent out by Zvezda Games:
"With great sadness that we have to inform you that the founder and owner of our company, Konstantin Krivenko, passed away suddenly and unexpectedly on 05 July 2014 from a very virulent lung infection.
It was mainly Konstantin’s devotion, focus and personal motivation that has driven our company to the high international esteem within the Hobby and Game markets. It is his example that will inspire us to achieve his dreams for the future. We assure you that thanks to his foresight we have the means and destination to continue the future development of our company."