Anastasia Kirilenko is a Russian independent investigative reporter and radio journalist. Kirilenko graduated from Novosibirsk State University of Economics and Management in 2006 with a degree in International Relations, and earned a Masters in Journalism in 2007 at the French-Russian joint Master of Journalism at Moscow State University/French Institute of Press in Paris. In 2008 she worked as a journalist of “Caucasian Knot” - media founded by HRC “Memorial” - covering human rights' violations on Russian North Caucasus. From 2009 – 2015, Kirilenko was a reporter for the Russian Service of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty. Co-author of the movie“Who is Mister Putin” on the alleged illicit activities of Vladimir Putin in the early 1990’s and Putin's circle ongoing personal enrichment (2015, Radio Liberty’s website). Published in French, German and Swiss press and contributed to reasearches for documentaries on human rights, corruption and money laundering. In 2014 moved to Paris where she currently lives and works. In 2016 she joined “Frighting Transborder Corruption Group” under the umbrella of the based in Berlin EU-Russia Civil Society forum, initiative focusing onimproving the interaction between civil society and law enforcers combatting corruption. Nominee of the Sakharov prize for journalism in Russia – 2017.