On April 15th, we were joined by Lyuba Vinogradova, PHD, author and specialist in Soviet and contemporary Russian histor, shared the story behind her title with us on Sunday, April 15, 2018.
Lyuba is the author of Avenging Angels: Young Women of the Soviet Union’s WWII Sniper Corps and Defending the Motherland: The Soviet Women Who Fought Hitler’s Aces.
Lyuba born in Moscow in 1973 and is a specialist in Soviet and contemporary Russian history. Lyuba has worked in all the main Russian archives and in 1995 was introduced to Antony Beevor, for whom she researched material for his book, Stalingrad. Since then she has worked on a number of other research projects with Antony and other English-speaking writers including Max Hastings and Simon Sebag Montefiore.