Andrej Nekrasow was born in St. Petersburg in 1958, where he studied at the Institute of Film and Theatre. He emigrated to the West in 1980 and worked as a journalist, author, theatre director and filmmaker. He got to know Alexander Litvinenko through his research and accompanied him on his deathbed the previous year. Nekrasov writes for the »Novaja Gazeta« and is currently working on a novel.
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