Arkady Ostrovsky is a Russian-born, British journalist who has spent some 18 years reporting from Moscow, for 10 years for the Financial Times, and currently as bureau chief for the Economist. He studied Russian theatre history in Moscow and holds a PhD in English Literature from Cambridge University. He translation of Tom Stoppard's trilogy The Coast of Utopia has been published in Russian. In addition to covering Russian politics and business, he also writes about Ukraine, Georgia and other former Soviet Republics.
The paperback version of his book "The Invention of Russia: the Journey from Gorbachev's Freedom to Putin's War" will be on sale to members at £7.50 (shop price £9.99). Please bring the exact change. We have no facility to take credit or debit cards.
ARKADY OSTROVSKY IS REGARDED AS A WORLD CLASS ANALYST OF THE RUSSIAN POLITICAL SCENE. EARLY BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL. ABSOLUTLEY UNMISSABLE!