Leonid is a Russian journalist who worked for 12 years with the BBC in Moscow. He is a widely acknowledged expert on the crisis in Ukraine. Previously he was a correspondent for Newsweek.
He now writes for The New Republic, Politico, Bloomberg, News Week, The Guardian and Al Jazeera and Morgenbladet. He is also co-author of the Lonely Planet Guides to Moscow and Ukraine.
Here is the 2nd part of our investigation into the death of Pavel Sheremet. It focuses on a group politicians and law-enforcers who managed to survive the 2016 political crisis despite zero popularity, while seizing assets of Sheremet’s de-facto employer.https://t.co/U4I6z9wvPW— Leonid Ragozin (@leonidragozin) September 23, 2020
Episode | September 29th, 2020 | Season 3 | 36 mins
democracy, investigations, putin, russia, ukraine
Prominent independent journalist Leonid Ragozin graciously joins us from Latvia to discuss the perception of Russia in the West, the origins of Western xenophobia towards Russia, his view of Vladimir Putin in 2000, and his experience working as a freelance journalist on the investigations of high profile figures murdered in Ukraine. We hope you enjoy!