Vienna Bureau Chief, Russian News and Information Agency RIA Novosti.
Previous positions: Deputy Director, Russian News & Information Agency RIA Novosti International Service. Editor-in-Chief, Russia Profile; Moscow Bureau manager, The Christian Science Monitor (1994-1996). Staff writer, The Moscow Times (1997-2003). Moscow correspondent, Ecumenical News International (1995-2003). Since 2003, has developed and run Russia Profile – originally print and online magazine, which since 2009 has moved entirely to the web.
Research interests: Religion and politics, Russian Orthodox Church, Russian media.
Author of over 1,000 articles in various publications.