Slon.ru, TV Rain, Russia
During 2000-2009 Mikhail worked as a journalist at the publishing house Kommersant, where he specialized on reportage from conflict zones. He worked as a journalist at OpenSpace.ru (2009-2011), Gzt.ru (2010), Forbes.ru (2010-2011). In 2010-2015, he was the chief editor at Dozhd (Rain) TV Channel. In 2015, his book ‘All the Kremlin’s Men: A short History of Modern Russia’ was released. In 2014, Mikhail Zygar was awarded the International Press Freedom Award by CPJ.