Elena Klepikova

Historian, Journalist, Novelist

Elena Klepikova is a Russian-born historian, journalist, and novelist who left the USSR in 1977. She was a visiting scholar at Columbia University's Russian Institute in the early 1980s. Klepikova is the co-author of Yuri Andropov: A Secret Passage into the Kremlin (1983), Behind the High Kremlin Walls (1986) and Zhirinovsky: Russian Fascism and the Making of a Dictator (1995).

Last Updated: August 7, 2017