War sheds blood, sows hatred, breeds terror, devoid of humanity. The man of war, Vladimir Putin, who is he really? What is behind the conflict in Ukraine? What is really happening in Russia? Writers Nicolai Lilin and Vera Politkovskaya, daughter of Anna, the journalist murdered for her investigations into the links between corruption and power in Russia, dialogue in Le guerre di Putin (Piemme) and Una madre. La vita e la passione per la verità di Anna Politkovskaja (Rizzoli) on the conflict in Ukraine and the urgency of freedom.