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About

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. Content is published 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 the Open Society Foundations, 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:

Bob Eggington, digital media consultant, chair

Paule Robitaille, former Moscow correspondent at CBC, treasurer

Justin Burke, Eurasianet publisher, secretary

Alexander Cooley, director of the Harriman Institute at Columbia University

Thomas Firestone, partner at Baker & McKenzie LLP, Washington, DC

Deirdre Tynan, Central Asia project director for International Crisis Group