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Angus Roxburgh is one of Britain’s most distinguished foreign correspondents. An author and renowned journalist, he was the Sunday Times Moscow Correspondent in the 1980s until he was expelled from the Soviet Union in a tit-for-tat espionage row. He returned in the 1990s and was the BBC’s Moscow correspondent during the Yeltsin years. Subsequently, he worked as an advisor and speechwriter for Putin’s communications team, a role which gave him unrivalled access to the Kremlin’s inner circle.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Putin, Vladimir Vladimirovich, -- 1952-
Presidents -- Russia (Federation) -- Biography.
Russia (Federation) -- Politics and government -- 1991-