Olga Khvostunova is a Fellow in the Eurasia Program. She is a journalist, researcher, and political analyst. She holds a PhD from the Moscow State University’s School of Journalism and is a coauthor of Media and Politics (2007) and Media in Changing Russia (2010). Previously, she was a contributing editor at the Kommersant Publishing House in Moscow and a Fulbright Scholar at Columbia University’s Harriman Institute. She has worked at the Institute of Modern Russia since 2011.