Human rights activist and former journalist
She worked as a journalist for independent media including TV Rain (Dozhd), Slon.ru, The New Times and Afisha. Currently she is the coordinator of the Human Rights project for the Open Russia movement established by Mikhail Khodorkovsky. This year her project successfully helped to free Svetlana Davydova, a mother of seven kids who was arrested on charges of high treason and faced up to 20 years in prison. The accusations were fully withdrawn and the case was closed two month later.