Flashpoint Interview: Ukrainian novelist speaks out about the war against his home country

Novelist Andrey Kurkov sits down with us to discuss the conflict between Russia and Ukraine. Kurkov’s latest book Grey Bees, was written in 80 days. The book’s mission is to showcase the lives of ordinary people during a war. The novelist wanted to give a voice to the civilians that are still living in the battle zones.

Ukrainian novelist Andrey Kurkov sits down with us to discuss the conflict between Russia and Ukraine.

Kurkov’s latest book Grey Bees, was written in 80 days. The book’s mission is to showcase the lives of ordinary people during a war.

The novelist wanted to give a voice to the civilians that are still living in the battle zones.

Watch the interview in segment two of the May 15, 2022, episode of Flashpoint in the video player above.


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About the Author:

Devin Scillian is equally at home on your television, on your bookshelf, and on your stereo. Devin anchors the evening newscasts for Local 4. Additionally, he moderates Flashpoint, Local 4's Sunday morning news program. He is also a best-selling author of children's books, and an award-winning musician and songwriter.