Sylvie Kauffmann is a senior writer at the French newspaper “Le Monde”, based in Asia. She joined the paper in 1987 as Moscow correspondent. From 1988 to 1993, she covered, as Eastern and Central Europe correspondent, the collapse of the Soviet empire and the birth of market-oriented new European democracies. Before joining “Le Monde”, she worked for Agence France-Presse as a foreign correspondent, in London, New Caledonia, Warsaw and finally in Moscow.
In 2002, Sylvie Kauffmann was awarded the Thucydide Journalism Award by the Université de Paris II (Panthéon-Assas) for a series of articles about America after 9/11.
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