Mary Dejevsky

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Full name: Mary Dejevsky

Area of interest: Writes on a wide range of subjects, including foreign affairs, British politics, social issues and the media

Journals/Organisation: The Independent

Email: m.dejevsky@independent.co.uk

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Website: http://www.independent.co.uk/author/mary-dejevsky | http://www.theguardian.com/profile/mary-dejevsky

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Networks: http://uk.linkedin.com/pub/mary-dejevsky/91/7b/887

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About: One of the country’s most respected commentators on Russia, the EU and the US, Mary Dejevsky has worked as a foreign correspondent all over the world, including Washington, Paris and Moscow. She is a columnist at The Independent and a former chief leader writer for that paper. Also a regular contributor to The Guardian. She regularly appears on radio and television, and is a member of the advisory board to the School of Slavonic and east European Studies, University of London, and a former Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Buckingham

Education: Graduated in Modern Languages from Oxford University: Russian, German

Career: Spent a year in the then Soviet Union as British Council exchange student. Post-grad research on Russian-Chinese relations; BBC World Service (six years); The Times: leader writer on foreign affairs, Moscow bureau chief and correspondent, 1988/1992 (during perestroika); The Independent: Comment editor, 1992, Paris correspondent, 1995/1997, Washington bureau chief, 1997/2001, Diplomatic editor, 2001/2004, Chief leader writer, 2004-2012, columnist, 2013 -

Current position/role: The Independent: Columnist (former Chief Leader Writer); The Guardian: regular contributor

  • also writes/has written for: The Spectator, The Tablet, Newsweek Europe and others

Other roles/Main role: Author

Other activities: A member of the Valdai Group - invited since 2004 to meet Russian leaders each autumn. A member of Chatham House, the leading British foreign affairs think-tank. Former honorary research fellow at the University of Buckingham. Contributed the introductory essay to The Britannica Guide to Russia (Constable Robinson, 2009). Member of the advisory board to the School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University of London.

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  • Russia: the essential guide to the nation, its people and culture OCLC 246894309, 2009 (introduction by Mary Dejevsky)

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The Independent:

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Remit/Info: International affairs (esp. Russia), the EU, the US; also UK politics and society

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Role: Columnist

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Email: m.dejevsky@independent.co.uk

Website: http://www.independent.co.uk/author/mary-dejevsky

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  • The war on pensioners - The average pensioner still has an income 25 per cent below the average worker. You wouldn’t guess that from the media - 14th November

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  • Putin 2.0 What will the next six years be like? Will the opposition and the authorities find common language? What are the main challenges for Putin’s third term? CrossTalk with Mary Dejevsky, Ben Aris and John Laughland. 5th March 2012

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