Sergej Lebedew

Sergej Lebedew

The writer Sergei Lebedev was born in Moscow in 1981. After doing a degree in geology, he worked initially as a journalist before devoting himself wholly to literature. His novels concentrate on the Russian past, particularly the Stalin era and its effects on modern-day Russia. He currently lives in Berlin.

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Make it yourself (Issue IV/2021)

“The powers-that-be dance with you”

The author Sergei Lebedev talks about Russia’s internal conflicts, fear as a form of political pressure, and the craft of writing.