British diplomat and author, from 1988 to 1992 Rodric Braithwaite was
ambassador in Moscow.
Rodric Braithwaite is author of Across the Moscow River: The World
Turned Upside Down, New Haven & London: Yale U.P., 2002, Moscow
1941: A City and Its People at War, New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2006
[revised and updated, London: Profile, 2007] and Afgantsy. The Russians
in Afghanistan, 1979-1989, London: Profile, 2011.