American journalist in the former Soviet Union. Bylines: @RFERL @mashable @TheTimes @Telegraph @CNNI @TheAtlantic @Guardian. millerjchristopher@gmail.com

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Biography

I am an American journalist with 10 years' experience, including more than five as a foreign correspondent. My focus since 2010 has been on global affairs, specifically conflicts, crises and politics. My area of specialization is the post-Soviet space and especially Russia and Ukraine, where I wa...

The war came to me: From U.S. Peace Corps to Ukraine conflict reporter

The war came to me: From U.S. Peace Corps to Ukraine conflict reporter

Voices from the Mediterranean: Migrants reveal how they ended up here

Voices from the Mediterranean: Migrants reveal how they ended up here

Ukraine's children of war

Ukraine's children of war

Field of death: Unraveling the mystery of MH17

Field of death: Unraveling the mystery of MH17

Ukraine's top intelligence agency deeply infiltrated by Russian spies

Ukraine's top intelligence agency deeply infiltrated by Russian spies

Jerusalem on edge after deadly attacks and a summer of war

Jerusalem on edge after deadly attacks and a summer of war

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@ChristopherJM — 79,359 followers, 38,744 tweets

Oct 17, 2017

Updated report from today’s ongoing protests at #Ukraine parliament: -1000s ppl -Scuffles;3 injured -Tents & shields https://t.co/m6zOCzPs5p https://t.co/BKB63YM8Jq

Oct 17, 2017

RT @stefsiohan: #Ukraine Battalion Donbass commander and Samopomitch MP Semen Semenchenko bringing his troops to build a tent camp…

Oct 17, 2017

@m_education_ap Figured I could get away with that one in a tweet. ;)

Oct 17, 2017

Ukrainian interior ministry shares photo of an officer injured in scuffles with protesters near parliament in Kyiv.  https://twitter.com/MVS_UA/status/920286922672656389 

Oct 17, 2017

~3 injured in scuffles between police & protesters; tents erected outside parliament. Inside, ruling coalition refuses to consider demands. https://t.co/2ovOKyb92J

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Staff reporter for the Portland Sentinel.

What does it mean to be a journalist?

Call out the bullshit.

How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

Send me an email.

Awards

Missouri Honor Medal for Distinguished Service in Journalism

2014 - International Journalism
The Missouri School of Journalism has awarded its Missouri Honor Medal for Distinguished Service in Journalism since 1930. Medalists are selected by the faculty of the School on the basis of lifetime or superior achievement, for distinguished service performed in such lines of journalistic endeavor as shall be selected each year for consideration. The annual awards shall not be restricted necessarily to any particular forms of journalistic service, nor will there be, necessarily, any designated number voted annually by the School. The award, or Medal of Honor, in each instance shall consist of a bronze medal, uniform in size, of appropriate design, and suitably inscribed with the recipient’s name. Awards shall be made only to those persons who, upon invitation, are present in person to receive them, or in the case of newspapers, periodicals, radio and television stations or other organizational entities, when such are represented in person by an official representative.