Zoya Svetova

Zoya Svetova is a journalist and columnist for Novaya Gazeta. She is the author of Les innocents seront coupables, published by François Bourin in Paris in 2012. She has worked for the Moscow offices of Radio France, France 2, and Libération. Zoya Svetova has received several awards, including the Gerd Bucerius-Förderpreis Freie Presse Osteuropas for Eastern Europe in 2009, the Andrei Sakharov Award for Journalism in Action in 2003 and 2004, the Moscow Helsinki Group Award in 2010, and the Sergei Magnitsky Award in 2019. She was also awarded the Legion of Honor in 2020 and served as a visitor to Moscow prisons from 2008 to 2016.