Yana Pashaeva is a Hubert H. Humphrey fellow from Russia who is working with the Los Angeles Times as part of the program based at Arizona State University. Prior to coming to the U.S., she was a deputy supervisor at the independent Moscow radio station Kommersant FM and covered a variety of topics ranging from Russian and international politics to societal issues. She holds a PhD degree in linguistics from Moscow State University.
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