Journalist, adviser to the School of Civic Education, former member of The Guardian editorial board
Journalist, former editor-in-chief of Le Monde and member of The Guardian's editorial board from 2014 to 2020. She covered post-1989 transformations in Central Europe including Ukraine, as well as in the Caucasus and Russia. She was Le Monde's bureau chief in Moscow (2001-2005) and then its diplomatic correspondent (2006-2013). She was awarded the Albert Londres journalism prize for her coverage of the Chechnya war. She serves on the board of the Primo Levi Centre, a French NGO which helps refugees who have been victims of torture. She is a member of the Körber foundation's History Reflection Group and of the ECFR Council. She is a cofounder of the online media Desk Russie. She was recently a fellow at the Robert Bosch Academy, Berlin, and is currently an adviser to the School of Civic Education, an NGO based in Riga.