Dmitry Velikovsky has won the 2021 European Press Prize Investigative Reporting Award with ‘Kirill and Katya: Love, offshores, and administrative resources. How marrying Putin’s daughter gave Kirill Shamalov a world of opportunity.’
Dmitry Velikovsky is an investigative reporter with IStories and OCCRP. Over the past two decades, Velikovsky has worked in several roles as an observer, field reporter, producer, and fixer.
He was previously a staffer for the “Russian Reporter” magazine and “Novaya Gazeta” newspaper, but his stories have also been published in many other Russian-language media as well as in The Washington Post and Aftonbladet. As a local producer, he has occasionally worked with major broadcasting corporations such as BBC, Vice, France24, RTS, CCTV, NPR and TV3.
Velikovsky has won several awards as a result of his work including the Sigma Award for best data-driven reporting (2020) – as a part of OCCRP team that worked with the Troika Laundromat project; the George Polk Award (2018) – as a part of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists team that worked with the Paradise Papers project; a Pulitzer prize (2017) – as a part of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists team that worked with the Panama Papers project; the Best Documentary Peace Award (2014) of Gothenburg Independent Film Festival for “Mediastan”.