Eurasianet is an independent news organization that covers news from and about the South Caucasus and Central Asia, providing on-the-ground reporting and critical perspectives on the most important developments in the region. We strive to provide information useful to policymakers, scholars, and interested citizens both in and outside of Eurasia.
We publish in both English and Russian.
Eurasianet is a tax-exempt [501(c)3] organization based at Columbia University’s Harriman Institute, one of the leading centers in North America of scholarship on Eurasia. We are funded by Google, the Open Society Foundations, the UK's Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office, the National Endowment for Democracy, Columbia University’s Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies and other grant-making institutions, and are advised by a board of trustees.
Members of the board are:
Jeffrey Trimble, chair, former Moscow correspondent and senior official at Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty and U.S. international broadcasting
Justin Burke, secretary, Eurasianet publisher
Rena Effendi, award-winning social documentary photographer
Valentina Izmirlieva, director of the Harriman Institute at Columbia University
Nargis Kassenova, director of the Program on Central Asia at the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Harvard University
Paule Robitaille, treasurer, former Moscow correspondent at CBC
Jo Weir, acting director at Al-Fanar Media