Andrei Soldatov

Andrei Soldatov

Andrei Soldatov is a Russian investigative journalist, co-founder and editor of Agentura.ru, a watchdog of the Russian secret services’ activities. He has been covering security services and terrorism issues since 1999.

He is co-author with Irina Borogan of The New Nobility. The Restoration of Russia’s Security State and the Enduring Legacy of the KGB (PublicAffairs, 2010), The Red Web: The Struggle Between Russia’s Digital Dictators and the New Online Revolutionaries (PublicAffairs, 2015) and The Compatriots: The Brutal and Chaotic History of Russia’s Exiles, Émigrés, and Agents Abroad (PublicAffairs, 2019).

Latest from Andrei Soldatov

Inside Russia’s Secret Propaganda Unit

Inside Russia’s Secret Propaganda Unit

Exclusive documents reveal the role of a secret Russian intelligence section in propaganda and espionage operations.

Andrei Soldatov,
Michael Weiss
Drink Me: The Kremlin’s Long, Evil History of Poisoning Its Enemies

Drink Me: The Kremlin’s Long, Evil History of Poisoning Its Enemies

"The drug was fugu poison. The Japanese use it for committing suicide. It comes from the sex organs of the Japanese globe-fish. Trust the Russians to use something no one's ever heard of."

Andrei Soldatov,
Irina Borogan