Of Russian Intelligence and Political Emigres

November 22, 2019
Center for Strategic and International Studies
This podcast originally appeared on the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) website. 

In this episode of Russian Roulette, Jeffrey Mankoff, senior fellow at CSIS's Russia and Eurasia Program, sits down with Andrei Soldatov and Irina Borogan, investigative journalists based in Moscow and co-founders of the website agentura.ru. They discuss their recently released book "The Compatriots: The Brutal and Chaotic History of Russia's Exiles, Émigrés, and Agents Abroad". You will get to hear the history of Russian intelligence as well as its relationship with exiles and emigres abroad. Andrei and Irina also comment on how they do their research and how the Skripal poisoning in the U.K. affected their sources.

Photo by Kremlin.ru shared under a CC BY 4.0 license.