Anastasia Kirilenko

Anastasia Kirilenko is a Russian independent investigative reporter and radio journalist. Kirilenko graduated from Novosibirsk State University of Economics and Management in 2006 with a degree in International Relations, and earned a Masters in Journalism in 2007 at the French-Russian joint Master of Journalism at Moscow State University/French Institute of Press. In 2008 she worked as translator at the Human Rights Centre "Memorial". From 2009 to 2015, Kirilenko was a reporter at the Russian Service of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, where she published a number of journalistic investigations on corruption in Russia. Kirilenko has also contributed to investigative films for BBC Panaroma, PBS, CBC, Radio Canada and other media. Since 2016 member of the expert group "Fighting transborder" corruption under the umbrella of the EU-Russia Civil Society Forum


On the Difficulty of Conducting Trans-Border Investigations

The bulk of investigations into the Russian mafia usually come to nought or are not carried out at all. Specific provisions in international legislation […]

Chechen Refugees in Europe: Reasons Why They Flee Russia and Asylum Problems  

On 6 September 2016, a branch of Human Constanta, a Belarus-based human rights group, was opened in Brest to help refugees, mostly from Chechnya, […]

“The Sofia Declaration”: Transborder Corruption Investigations and Collaboration with European Prosecutors

Most corruption investigations that require exchange of international legal assistance between countries fail or take decades. NGOs and prosecutors discussed reasons and solutions for such situations.