Maxim Trudolyubov

is editor-at-large at Russia’s most influential, independent business daily Vedomosti, an opinion writer for the International New York Times, and Senior Fellow with the Kennan Institute. In 2007, he won the Paul Klebnikov Fund’s prize for courageous Russian journalism. As a guest of the Russia in Global Dialogue Programme at the Institute for Human Sciences (IWM) he has spent several months in Vienna over recent years.