Originally from Russia, in recent years Anna has lived in several countries, studying in the UK, Estonia, and Poland as part of a master's programme on the post-Soviet space. Anna has worked in journalism for over six years.
Journalist, activist, and women’s rights advocate Svetlana Anokhina continues to confound her critics, who have labelled her ‘the shame of Daghestan’.
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Let’s be honest, the media situation in the Caucasus is grim. Every day we are accused of ‘serving the enemy’ whoever that enemy may be. Our journalists have been harassed, arrested, beaten, and exiled. But nevertheless, we persevere. For us this is a labour of love. Unfortunately, we cannot run OC Media on love alone, journalism is expensive and funding is scarce. Our sole mission is to serve the interests of all peoples of the region. You can support us today for as little as $1 a month and join us in the fight for a better Caucasus.