Simone Brunner

freelance journalist, Austria


Studied German Literature and Slavic Studies in Vienna and St. Petersburg. Since 2009, journalist with a special focus on Eastern Europe for "Moskauer Deutsche Zeitung", Austrian daily newspaper "Wirtschaftsblatt" and a documentary film about European gas supply ("Gas Monopoly", co-production ORF and ARTE). Since 2013 freelance journalist with a focus on Ukraine, Russia and Belarus. Publications in Profil, Datum, Welt, Falter, Zeit Online, Cicero, Wiener Zeitung and others. Awarded with "Journalism prize from below" 2014, shortlist n-ost-Reportagereis 2016, Renovabis-Recherchepreis Eastern Europe 2016

German, English, Russian, Czech, Ukrainian (basics)
Country expertise
Belarus, Russia, Ukraine
Print, Online
Topic expertise
Policy, Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, European Integration , Business and Finance, Environment & Energy, Human rights & Equality, Democracy & Civil Society, Social policy & Labor, Migration & Integration, History & Memory, Media


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