Krzysztof Pilawski has been a journalist in Poland since the mid-1980s. From 1992 to 2002 he worked as a correspondent for the Polish newspaper Trybuna in Moscow, before becoming its editor, which he remained until 2006. He is now working as a freelance publicist and journalist, dealing mainly with issues of political history in Poland and other countries in the region. He has authored and edited numerous books, including the 2005 publication Skąd siȩ biorą komuniści [Where Do Communists Come From?].