The Exchange: Garry Kasparov forecasts bloody regime change in Russia

January 20, 2016

Garry Kasparov, a Russian opposition leader who was ranked as the world’s best chess player for most of 20 years,  joins opinion editor Jason Fields to discuss Vladimir Putin’s Russia and the dangers of its global influence. The title of his new book – Winter Is Coming – is a conscious play on the famous Game of Thrones TV and book series and the sense of darkness stalking the world.

CLARIFICATION: Garry Kasparov was the world’s top ranked chess player for most of 20 years, rather than a 20-time world chess champion, as was previously stated. Also, his book does not deal directly with Russian succession issues.

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