Genrikh Borovik

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Genrikh Averyanovich Borovik (Russian: Ге́нрих Аверьянович Борови́к; born 16 November 1929 in Minsk) is a Soviet and Russian publicist, writer, playwright and filmmaker, the father of journalist Artyom Borovik.

According to Vasili Mitrokhin, Borovik was a KGB agent in the United States, one of whose successful projects was promotion of false John F. Kennedy assassination theories through writer Mark Lane.[1] He also wrote a book about famous Soviet spy Kim Philby.[2]

Borovik was the fourth and the last chairman of the Soviet Peace Committee, in the years 1987–1991.


  1. Vasili Mitrokhin and Christopher Andrew (2000). The Mitrokhin Archive: The KGB in Europe and the West. Gardners Books. ISBN 0-14-028487-7.
  2. Genrikh Borovik (Author), Phillip Knightley (Editor). The Philby Files: The Secret Life of Master Spy Kim Philby ISBN 0-316-10284-9