Editor, UkraineAlert blog, Atlantic Council
Melinda HARING is the Editor of the UkraineAlert blog, the most popular publication at the Atlantic Council. Its articles are regularly republished by Novoe Vremya, Newsweek, Kyiv Post, Huffington Post, Real Clear Defense, and World Affairs Journal. In 2017, UkraineAlert articles received more 2.7 million views. Ms. Haring is a longtime observer of political developments in the Eurasia region, and her analysis has been featured in The Washington Post, Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, Newsweek, The Kyiv Post, PRI, and broadcast and published by NPR, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, and Voice of America. She is the author of the report Reforming the Democracy Bureaucracy, co-author of Ukraine’s Internally Displaced Persons Hold a Key to Peace (Atlantic Council, 2017), and a contributor to Does Democracy Matter? (Rowman & Littlefield, 2017). Ms. Haring has worked for Eurasia Foundation, Freedom House, and the National Democratic Institute, where she managed democracy assistance programs in Azerbaijan, Georgia, and Russia. A graduate of Georgetown University, she holds an MA in Government with a certificate in Russian, Eurasian, and East European Studies. Ms. Haring is the Vice Chair of the Board of East Europe Foundation in Kyiv.