Eva Merkacheva

Eva is an investigative journalist, author, human rights defender and lecturer in journalism. She writes for a Russian newspaper as an investigative journalist in addition to regular broadcasts on radio stations and TV. Eva is famous for her human right activities. Her publications have wide public resonance.

Eva is the author of six books on crime and prisons, including Crimes and Secrets of Present-Day Russia.

In 2013, Eva received a national printed press award (“Iskra”) for a publication that achieved the greatest public impact. In 2017, she received “The Golden Feather of Russia” award for a series of publications on protection of convicts.