Olesya Shmagun is an investigative journalist from Russia. She publishes her works in Novaya Gazeta, Meduza and other leading news outlets. She has participated in international journalistic investigations such as the Panama Papers, the Paradise Papers and the Laundromat, which exposed how assets are stolen, laundered, and hidden offshore. Her writing focuses on corruption and crime in Russia’s political elite. She is the recipient of major prizes for her journalism and investigations(the Redkollegiya award, Pulitzer Prize and IRE Award).