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Currently working in Ukraine as a staff writer at the Kyiv Post English-language newspaper covering Ukrainian politics and reforms, Kremlin-instigated war in Ukraine's eastern Donbas and the aftermath of the 2014 EuroMaidan Revolution. Has written extensively on war crimes and Ukrainian military casualties as a part of Kyiv Post+ special project. 

Fact checker with the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project's (OCCRP). 

Work experience

Sept 2015Present

news writer, fact checker 

Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project'

Writing news stories on corruption in Ukraine. Since 2016, have been checking facts in stories from Ukraine, Lithuania, Romania, Honduras before they published online on the OCCRP and partners' websites.

Jan 2012Present

staff writer

Kyiv Post

General assignment reporter. Covering Ukrainian government and governance, campaigns and candidates, strategies and policy issues; reforms in Ukraine, Russia's war against Ukraine and the annexation of Crimea; war crimes. Has been collecting stories of killed Ukrainian soldiers since mid-April 2014. 

Aug 2011Oct 2011

assistant and interpreter  

Global Investigative Journalism Conference (Kyiv) 

Collecting  CV’s of speakers and moderators, editing and translating them into Russian as the conference was bilingual - in English and Russian. Managing team of the conference's secretariat. Experience of working directly with conference's speakers and showing reporting performance.

June 2011Sep 2011

freelance reporter 

First National TV Channel 

Writing news articles for the international news department at Kyiv-based First National Channel. 


JuneNov 2013

Impact Media fellow

Foundation for Effective Governance, Kyiv  

Underwent extensive training  in business and economics with the team of 35 business experts and journalists from NYT, FT, and Reuters. 


Sep 2008June 2014

Master of Journalism, Editing and Publishing

Institute of journalism of Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University
Sept 1998May 2008

Kyiv School No 33

Interest and extra-curricular

  • convergent newsrooms, digital media and social media 
  • winter sports - figure skating and hockey