Olesya Gerasimenko
Klebnikov Russian Civil Society Fellow, 2014
Olesya Gerasimenko, special correspondent at the Russian daily newspaper Kommersant. During her time in New York, Ms. Gerasimenko focused on a number of projects, including a comparison between Russian and U.S. immigration problems; the investigation and prosecution of hate crimes; and a comparison of the arrests and trials of the May 6, 2012 Boltnaya Square protestors in Russia and those of the Occupy protestors in the United States.

Olesya Gerasimenko, special correspondent at the Russian daily newspaper Kommersant. During her time in New York, Ms. Gerasimenko focused on a number of projects, including a comparison between Russian and U.S. immigration problems; the investigation and prosecution of hate crimes; and a comparison of the arrests and trials of the May 6, 2012 Boltnaya Square protestors in Russia and those of the Occupy protestors in the United States.

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