Amie Ferris-Rotman


Moscow reporter for the Washington Post.

Education: BA in Russian Studies at University College London ; MA in Russian Studies at University College London

Amie Ferris-Rotman was the Moscow correspondent for The Washington Post. She left The Post in December 2020.
Latest from Amie Ferris-Rotman

Her husband chopped off her hands. Now, she’s on Russian TV and speaking out about domestic violence.

Russia could finally be moving toward a law combating abuse against women.

December 6, 2019

In breakaway Abkhazia, a loophole for North Korean workers amid beaches and Soviet relics

U.N. sanctions say all North Korean guest workers must be sent home. Russia has shipped some to a Black Sea enclave.

October 13, 2019

Abortions, IUDs and sexual humiliation: Muslim women who fled China for Kazakhstan recount ordeals 

The Kazakh women’s stories reveal a wider pattern of abuse aimed at China’s Muslim minority, including Uighurs and others, advocates say.

October 5, 2019

Giuliani cancels paid appearance next week at Kremlin-backed conference

After The Washington Post reported on his scheduled attendance, President Trump’s personal attorney backed out of event, which Russian President Vladimir Putin is set to attend.

September 27, 2019

Russia, India agree to more military cooperation 

This is the second time in a week when Moscow has offered military cooperation with a regional power.

September 4, 2019

Russia and Turkey mull fighter jet cooperation in further challenge to U.S. and NATO allies

Attending a Moscow aviation show, Putin and Turkey’s Erdogan showed their deepening bonds.

August 28, 2019

Russian women find a punchline in the age of Me Too

Russia is experiencing a surge of female stand-up comedians as women’s rights move into the spotlight.

August 11, 2019

This Afghan ambassador in Moscow mixes diplomacy and Dostoevsky

Afghanistan’s top diplomat in Moscow is translating Russian literary classics into Pashto for the first time. 

July 19, 2019

International school in Moscow under pressure amid visa denials for 30 U.S. teachers 

The spat involving the Anglo-American School may be part of a wider diplomatic dispute with Washington.

July 17, 2019

Photographer Igor Tereshkov incorporates oil from a spill in his images of the damaged Siberian environment

Tereshkov used oil he collected at a Siberian spill site in the development process of his film.

July 17, 2019