Moscow bureau chief covering Russia Education: Harvard University, AB in social studies
Anton Troianovski is the Moscow bureau chief of The Washington Post. He previously spent nine years at the Wall Street Journal, starting with beats covering commercial real estate and telecommunications in New York. He was based in Berlin from 2013 to 2017 and covered two German elections, two Olympic Games, the Ukraine crisis, migration and populist politics in Europe. Troianovski began his career as a stringer for the Webster-Kirkwood Times in Missouri and the Suburban Journals of Greater St. Louis. He was born in Moscow and grew up in Heidelberg, Germany, and in St. Louis. He holds a degree in social studies from Harvard University, where he wrote a senior thesis on the Kremlin’s push for influence in cyberspace.
President Trump’s comments were in sync with Moscow’s view that Obama administration policies and the Justice Department’s probe into election interference have inflamed tensions between the two countries.