Arkady Ostrovsky is Russia and East European editor for The Economist. He was formerly the magazine's Moscow bureau chief.

Previously, Ostrovsky spent 10 years with the Financial Times, where he served as Moscow correspondent, international capital markets reporter, and features writer. He joined The Economist in 2007.

Ostrovsky is the author of The Invention of Russia. In addition, he translated Tom Stoppard’s trilogy The Coast of Utopia into Russian.

Last Updated: June 8, 2017