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Vitaly Portnikov

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Vitaly Portnikov is a Ukrainian journalist, political commentator, author and opinion-maker. Born in Kyiv in 1967, he graduated from the Faculty of Journalism at the Moscow State University. Since then he has worked as a parliamentary correspondent for Youth of Ukraine, a columnist for a number of Ukrainian, Russian, Belarusian, Polish, Israeli, and Latvian newspapers and online publications. He is also the founder and host of the Political Club television program which is now broadcast on the ESPRESO TV channel. He cooperates with the Russian and Ukrainian services of the Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty.