Patrick Reevell

Freelance journalist specialising in Russian affairs and coverage of the former Soviet Union

Patrick Reevell is a freelance journalist specialising in Russian affairs and the former Soviet Union. He is currently based in Moscow, working at The New York Times bureau.

Patrick writes on political and cultural stories for NME Magazine and The Moscow Times, and is a contributing writer for Rolling Stone. He has previously worked as a research assistant for the BBC, as well as for the UN Office for Drugs and Crime (UNODC), Azerbaijan and the Moscow-based media watchdog, the Centre for Journalism in Extreme Situations.

A graduate of Trinity College Dublin, he is currently completing a Masters in Journalism and International Affairs at the Institut L'Institut d'études politiques (Sciences Po) in Paris, specialising in post-Soviet law.