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Olivier Védrine

Olivier Védrine

Olivier Védrine is a French political scientist and professor and one of very few foreigners who having worked in Russia for many years now resides in Ukraine.

He had until 2018 his own English-language news show on Ukrainian television the “Western Voice with Olivier Vedrine” on Obozrevatel TV station, or and is the Chief editor of "Russian Monitor" (a newspaper of the Russian opposition) Olivier left Russia in February 2014, where he was the chief editor of the Russian version of the French National Defense Review, in protest at the annexation of Crimea. He previously hosted “Weekly with Olivier Vedrine” on UA.TV and, before that, “UA Tea Time” on First National Channel with Sergiy Velichansky. He has presented more than 150 TV shows for free to support Ukraine. He wrote several articles for famous newspapers in French, English, Russian and Ukrainian languages.

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