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Ivan Golunov

Ivan Golunov

HRD, Journalist

Ivan Golunov is a prominent journalist working for the news website, famous for his numerous investigations on corruption and embezzlement in Moscow, including in connection to the Moscow City Hall administration. Ivan Golunov has recently been working on a new investigation and has received threats in connection to his work.


The environment for the work of human rights defenders (HRDs) in the Russian Federation is difficult, especially for those who defend and promote the rights of LGBTI people, ethnic and religious minorities, refugees, as well as activists of the North Caucasus and the unlawfully annexed Crimean Peninsula.