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Irina Borogan

deputy editor, agentura.ru

Biography

Irina Borogan is an investigative journalist and a deputy editor of Agentura.Ru. She started her journalistic career in 1996. She was cofounder of the project Agentura.Ru, the Russian secret services watchdog. Borogan reported on terrorist attacks in Russia, including hostage takings in Moscow and Beslan. In 2006 she covered Lebanon War and tensions in West Bank and Gaza Strip.
In 2009 Borogan had a series of articles investigating the Kremlin's campaign to gain control of civil society under pretext of fighting extremism.
Andrei Soldatov and Irina Borogan's book The New Nobility: The Restoration of Russia's Security State and the Enduring Legacy of the KGB was published in September 2010 by PublicAffairs, NYC.
On October 6, 2013 The Guardian reported the research made by Andrei Soldatov and Irina Borogan over surveillance measures introduced by the Russian authorities at the 2014 Winter Olympics, including extensive electronic eavesdropping and surveillance.