Reprint – Recording of LSE Public Lecture on a New Book on Security Services

The New Nobility: The Restoration of Russia’s Security State and the Enduring Legacy of the KGB
Speaker: Andrei Soldatov
Chair: Dr Roy Allison
This event was recorded on 5 October 2010 in Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House
Andrei Soldatov – a journalist who has covered Russia’s security services for more than a decade – penetrates the secret world of the FSB to illustrate how, abetted by their most famous alumnus Vladimir Putin, the security services were given unprecedented rein, and emerged a more shadowy and powerful force than the Soviet KGB. Andrei Soldatov and his The New Nobility co-author Irina Borogan are-founders of, a highly respected website covering the Russian security services. Soldatov and Borogan worked for Novaya Gazeta from January 2006 to November 2008.
Available as: mp3 (approx 87 minutes)

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About Anne Le Huérou

Maîtresse de conférences à l'Université Paris Nanterre, Institut des sciences sociales du politique (ISP UMR 7220), associée au CERCEC (UMR 8083)

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