Nick Paton Walsh

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Full name: Nick Paton Walsh

Area of interest: Foreign Affairs, Russia specialist, Afghanistan

Journals/Organisation: The Guardian | Channel 4 News | CNN | UK broadcast

Email: news@channel4.com

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Website: Guardian.co / Nick Paton Walsh

Blog: http://afghanistan.blogs.cnn.com/tag/cnns-nick-paton-walsh

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Networks: https://twitter.com/#!/npwcnn

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During his time at The Guardian (over four years) he reported on the Nord Ost theatre siege, the revolutions in Georgia, Ukraine and Kyrgyzstan, the "backsliding of democracy" under Russian president Vladimir Putin, and the Beslan hostage crisis For Channel 4 News he has been from Grozny, on the trail of the murdered Russian journalist, Anna Politkovskaya to Baghdad and the Washington bureau in connection with George Bush's ‘surge’ plan to send more troops to Iraq. He is now reporting for CNN in Afghanistan.

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Career: The Observer: home reporter; The Guardian: Moscow correspondent; Channel 4 News: foreign affairs correspondent; CNN

Current position/role: Channel 4 News: foreign affairs correspondent since September 2006

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Video: Channel 4 News: foreign corespondent

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Awards/Honours: British Press Awards' Young Journalist of the Year, 2000; Amnesty International's Gaby Rado Memorial Award, 2006; EU's Lorenzo Natali Award for human rights reporting, 2006 (for reporting on the Beslan hostage crisis])

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  • How I learned to love Vlad - President Putin is far from being everyone's ideal head of state. But, says Nick Paton Walsh, returning home after four years as the Guardian's Moscow correspondent, he has to be credited with saving Russia from collapse - 31st July 2006
  • The lie about liberty - Uzbekistan has shown former Soviet states that the west tolerates the repression of peaceful protest in return for oil - 31st May 2005
  • The Kremlin's Dr Jekyll - Ukraine is a chance for Putin to relax his grip 22nd December 2004
  • Here the crowd is the kingmaker - This protest is no longer about the US or Russian candidate, but ending 12 years of misrule - 29th November 2004
  • A police state minus the police - Here, as in Chechnya, Russian sovereignty does not carry with it any responsibility in government - 23rd September 2004
  • The Kremlin's new doublespeak - Putin will never give Russia the reforms he promises - 19th June 2004
  • Spoof site takes aim at tycoon - A website pretending to be the internet page of the Russian general prosecutor's office has stirred controversy by suggesting that the Chelsea boss, Roman Abramovich, might be investigated - 3rd October 2003

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nick_Paton_Walsh

  • The Guardian, Special Report: Russia
  • The Guardian, Special Report: Chechnya