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John Sweeney

John Sweeney

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John Sweeney is a writer and journalist who, while working for the BBC, has challenged dictators, despots, cult leaders, con artists and crooked businessmen for many years. As a reporter, first for the Observer and then for the BBC, Sweeney has covered wars and chaos in more than eighty countries and been undercover to a number of tyrannies, including Chechnya, North Korea and Zimbabwe. Over the course of his career, John has won an Emmy, two Royal Television Society Awards, a Sony Gold Award, a What the Papers Say Journalist of the Year Award, an Amnesty International Award and the Paul Foot Award.

Books by John Sweeney

Killer in the Kremlin

An explosive account of Putin's presidency and his long-term ambitions, including first-hand reporting from the invasion of Ukraine.

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North Korea Undercover

A unique and timely account of life in North Korea

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