Irina Dolinina was selected for the 2021 European Press Prize shortlist with ‘Kirill and Katya: Love, offshores, and administrative resources. How marrying Putin’s daughter gave Kirill Shamalov a world of opportunity.’
Irina Dolinina has been a reporter of the independent media outlet from Russia ‘Important Stories’ (IStories) since its launch in 2020. She began her career in investigative and data driven reporting in 2016 working for different Russian media. In 2018 she graduated from Higher School of Economics with a master’s degree in data journalism and started to work in Russian newspaper Novaya Gazeta and on cross-border investigations with the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP).