Gleb Yarovoy (39 years old, Petrozavodsk)
Gleb graduated from the International Relations Department of St. Petersburg University and taught at the university in Petrozavodsk. In 2015 he started writing for media outlets of the 7×7 group on a regular basis, mostly about human rights issues and social conflicts in Karelia. He covered the complicated relations of the local authorities and the Russian Orthodox Church and their fight for control over Valaam, about torture at prisons and detainment facilities in the north of Russia. Gleb participated in international investigations of corruption carried out under the aegis of OCCRP and in joint Russian-Finnish journalist projects and programs.
Combating crime, corruption, human rights, public life in the Russian regions