Air Date: September 23, 2017
Russia and KGB scholar Amy Knight talks about her new book "Orders to Kill: The Putin Regime and Political Murder."
About the Author
Knight has written over 30 scholarly articles and has contributed numerous pieces on Russian politics and history to the New York Review of Books and the Times Literary Supplement. Her articles have also been published in the New York Times, the Washington Post and The Wilson Quarterly.
Amy Knight's new book Orders to Kill: the Putin Regime and Political Murder, will be published in September 2017.
Amy’s previous books include How the Cold War Began: the Igor Gouzenko Affair and the Hunt for Soviet Spies, Who Killed Kirov? The Kremlin’s Greatest Mystery, Spies Without Cloaks: The KGB’s Successors, Beria: Stalin’s First Lieutenant, and The KGB: Police and Politics in the Soviet Union.
“Amy Knight is one of the most meticulous and ground-breaking scholars of Soviet history.” Simon Sebag Montefiore
“Her account is the most impressive and thorough we have.” New York Times Book Review.