Alyona Minkovski

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Birthday
30, 1986
Birthplace
Moscow, Russia
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
30, 1986 (age 32)
Birthplace
Moscow, Russia

About

Best known for her hosting work on HuffPost Live, this news anchor and correspondent also presented The Alyona Show on a global Russian news network called Russia Today.

Before Fame

After studying political science at the University of California, Santa Cruz, she interned for the Washington, D.C. office of the Russia Today (RT) network.

Trivia

She was interviewed by C-Span's Brian Lamb on the Q&A program.

Family Life

Though born in Moscow, Russia, she grew up primarily in Lake Arrowhead, California. Her mother, Irina Rodnina, was a Russian politician and ice skater, and her father, Leonid Minkovski, had a career in business.

Associated With

She was one of the first broadcast journalists to interview the controversial WikiLeaks figure, Julian Assange.