James Brooke

Visiting Fellow



James Brooke is a visiting fellow at FDD with a focus on Ukraine. A lifelong foreign correspondent, he reported for The New York Times for 24 years — from West Africa, Brazil, Canada, Japan, Korea, and Russia. After The Times, he was the Moscow bureau chief for Bloomberg and then the Moscow-based correspondent for Voice of America. After eight years in Russia, he moved to Ukraine. Working for six years in Kyiv, he founded internet-based newsletters on Ukraine’s business and investment opportunities. Last fall, he moved with his family from Kyiv to his native Berkshires, in western Massachusetts.

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