The Spaghetti Kozak (Formerly Russia Without BS)

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Founded the blog Russia Without BS in 2014. I worked as a journalist in Russia and Ukraine before finally returning to the US in 2017 after more than ten years abroad. Normally I write serious commentary and satire about Russian, Ukrainian, and regional politics and terrorism, but I became somewhat burnt out on these topics mainly because the "market" has recently become flooded with hacks and grifters. While I still contribute work on these subjects, now I'm finally able to do what I really want- run a more entertainment-based brand. I'm going to be creating Youtube videos, streaming on Twitch, and possibly even doing a podcast again. 

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