Natalia Gevorkyan has worked in many Russian media channels including Moscow News and Kommersant. In 2000 she published the first authorised biography of Vladimir Putin: From the First Person. From 2000 to 2014 she worked as the foreign correspondent for Kommersant Daily in Paris. Last year she published the book The Prisoner of Putin with Mikhail Khodorkovsky. Since last year she has been writing columns for Radio Liberty, where she also published this text.