Conversation with Christo Grozev, Head of Russia Research Team, BellingcatKursnummer: 12921on
International clandestine Operations: Unmasking the Perpetrators.
Poisoning of Alexei Navalny, poisoning of Sergei and Yulia Skripal, murder of Zelimkhan Khangoshvili in Berlin’s Tiergarten, and other high-profile cases.
When: Wednesday, 10 February 2021, 9:00-10:00 Central European Time; 11:00-12:00 (Moscow time ); Where: Concordia Cloud (Zoom)
Registered participants will receive the Zoom link one day before the event. Registration deadline: Tuesday, 9 February 2021.
Cooperation project with Presseclub Concordia.
Christo Grozev(1969, Plovidiv, Bulgaira)is a lead Russia investigator with Bellingcat, the top international award- winning network of investigative reporters. In cooperation with different teams, Grozev, specialised in data-driven research, authored numerous landmark investigations by identifying, among others, the intelligence officers who tried to poison Alexey Navalny; two senior Russian officers linked to the shooting down of flight MH17 in 2014, GRU officers involved with the planned coup in Montenegro in 2016, and the three Skripal poisoning suspects in 2018. He is the recipient of the 2019 European Press Prize Investigative Reporting Award and London Press Club Prize for Digital Journalism.
Grozev’s research focuses on security threats, extraterritorial clandestine operations, and the weaponization of information.
Concept and Moderation
Mirjana Tomić, fjum/Presseclub Concordia
Brief conversation about multiple aspects Christo Grozev’s data-driven research, followed by a live Q@A.
Professional journalists, thinktank analysts and academics.
Maximum: 70 participants