A long-time Russophile, Nina Jobe has blogged about Russian politics since 2006. She has been active on Twitter as @NinaIvanovna since 2009. Her interests include social media, human rights, corruption, security, & terrorism, particularly in Russia's North Caucasus. She is a contributor to Global Voices' RuNetEcho project, and blogs at ninajobe, where she gives daily updates on news in the post-Soviet space, and analyzes it. Her current focus is the conflict in Ukraine.