Natalia Antonova is the editor of Bellingcat. She is also a writer and researcher, interested in Russia, religion, disinformation, and various adjacent topics. Her writing has appeared in the Guardian, the Washington Post, Vox, Strange Horizons, Newsweek, n+1, et al. She does not wish to argue with you about the capitalization of the word "oblast" (OF COURSE it's not capitalized).
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