Maxim Trudolyubov

Contributor, The International New York Times
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About Maxim Trudolyubov

Maxim Trudolyubov (Максим Трудолюбов) became a contributing opinion writer for The International New York Times in the fall of 2013. Mr. Trudolyubov has been the editorial page editor of Vedomosti, an independent Russian business daily published jointly by the media companies Dow Jones, Pearson and Sanoma, since 2003.

Born in 1970 in Moscow, Mr. Trudolyubov has worked to further open an informed political debate in Russia for the past 15 years, in various editorial roles.  He writes a weekly column in Russian on societal and institutional change in Russia and the former Soviet Union. He has anchored a talk show on the radio station Echo of Moscow, and is regularly invited to comment for various news outlets in Russia and other countries. Previously, Mr. Trudolyubov was foreign editor for Vedomosti, an editor and correspondent for the newspaper Kapital, and a translator for The Moscow News, an English-language online newspaper.

Mr. Trudolyubov has also worked as a librarian for the Synod Library of the Russian Orthodox Church, and translated books on art and culture for Slovo, a private publishing house. His book “Me and My Country: A Common Cause” was published in 2011. He won the Paul Klebnikov Fund’s prize for courageous Russian journalism in 2007, was a Yale World Fellow in 2009, and was a Nieman fellow at Harvard in 2010-11.