Journalist, writer, author, filmmaker and film and TV industry expert – Central and Eastern Europe and Russia.

Articles:

Is the EU «sleepwalking towards oblivion»?

POPULISM: Democracy Ltd is a wake-up call for the people of Europe at a time when the dark forces of populism are on the rise.

The documents that revealed the worldwide theft from the public purse

Alex Winter's behind-the-scenes story of how an international consortium of journalists broke the story of the Panama Papers plays like a compulsive thriller.

War is war

The little-seen world of Russian volunteers fighting in Ukrainian rebel provinces.

A hilarious examination of the human condition

An intimate portrait of a sarcastic elderly Palestinian woman's life, relationships, regrets and bitterness enlightened by flashes of dark humour.

A powerful cry for justice

Forensically detailed catalogue of state-sponsored killings paints a dark picture of the life and death for poor, black youngsters in Rio's sprawling shanty-towns.

One of the greatest leaders of the 20th century

Meeting Gorbachev is an intimate and engaging portrait of the man who unwittingly prompted the collapse of the Soviet Union.

No more heroes

Electing Russia reflects a depressing picture of Kremlin opposition.

A poetic narration of a people under occupation

This poetic examination of the lasting impact of nuclear testing and colonisation on the native people of Tahiti and French Polynesia looks set to become a key reference point for years to come.

From protégée to dictator

In the exclusive fly-on-the-wall footages in Vitaly Mansky‘s Putin’s Witnesses, we’re offered a glimpse into Vladimir Putin‘s raise to power – from his early promises of media freedom to the flagrant disregard of democratic norms.

From a war reporter’s point of view

Dying to Tell is a portrait of Spanish war correspondents around the world, retelling the sense of thrills associated with adrenal warfare, as well as the traumas experienced during war and in its aftermath.
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