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Team

To deliver reliable news from Ukraine, the Kyiv Independent has brought together driven journalists, editors, photographers, videographers, managers and marketers.

We are a team of more than 30 people from six countries based in Kyiv. We all have different backgrounds but we are united by our shared belief in independent journalism.

Meet the Team

Olga Rudenko
Editor-in-chief
Jakub Parusinski
Jakub Parusinski
Chief financial officer
Daryna Shevchenko
Chief executive officer
Toma Istomina
Toma Istomina
Deputy chief editor
Oleksiy Sorokin
Political editor, chief operating officer
Anna Myroniuk
Editorial strategy manager, Head of investigations
Igor Kossov
Igor Kossov
Reporter
Illia Ponomarenko
Defense reporter
Lili Bivings
Contributing editor
Teah Pelechaty
Contributing editor
Oleg Sukhov
Oleg Sukhov
Political reporter
Olena Goncharova
Development manager, Canadian correspondent
Natalia Datskevych
Business reporter
Alexander Query
Alexander Query
Business reporter
Anastasiia Lapatina
Anastasiia Lapatina
National reporter
Artur Korniienko
Artur Korniienko
Culture reporter
Daria Shulzhenko
Daria Shulzhenko
Culture reporter
Elina-Alem Kent
Podcaster
Asami Terajima
Asami Terajima
Business reporter
Thaisa Semenova
National reporter
Dylan Carter
Business reporter
Sergiy Slipchenko
News reporter
Kostyantyn Chernichkin
Photojournalist
Veronika Strashko
Deputy photo editor
Daria Vashkulat
Digital marketing manager