The Angel of Grozny

Simon Mayo at BBC Radio 5 Live talks to war correspondent Asne Sierstad about her work in Chechnya over the past decade and her new book The Angel of Grozny. You can listen to the interview direct here or subscribe to the Daily Mayo podcast,

Norwegian journalist Asne Sierstad has covered conflicts in Iraq, Afghanistan and Kosovo since the 1990s. Her new book The Angel of Grozny: Inside Chechnya documents her return in 2006 to the war-torn region, from where she reported on the Russian military campaign twelve years earlier. link

Meanwhile the Guardian has an extract from the book today and a column by Asne