12 May 2022 12:59

The Washington Post to open bureau in Kyiv

KYIV. May 12 (Interfax-Ukraine) - The Washington Post will set up a new bureau in Kyiv, the U.S. newspaper said on its website.

"The Washington Post will establish a new bureau in Kyiv, with Isabelle Khurshudyan leading coverage as Ukraine bureau chief, and Max Bearak serving as chief Ukraine correspondent. The move signals The Post's long-term commitment to covering [the events in] Ukraine," the newspaper said on Wednesday evening.

"This bureau will allow us to maintain our intensive on-the-ground reporting and ensure that we continue to deliver the distinctive and authoritative journalism that readers around the world count on us for," The Washington Post's foreign editor, Douglas Jehl, said.

Isabelle Khurshudyan and Max Bearak "will lead a team of reporters including David Stern, as well as other reporters, photographers and video journalists working on a rotating basis."

According to the newspaper, the coverage on Ukraine will include "a 24-hour live updates page on The Post's site, a Telegram channel for news updates and a database of verified, on-the-ground footage".