Luke Harding

Luke Harding is an award-winning journalist and writer who has been reporting from Ukraine since 2007. In 2011 the Kremlin deported him from Russia, where he was the Guardian's Moscow bureau chief, in the first case of its kind since the Cold War. Last year the Russian foreign ministry put him on an official blacklist. Luke is the author of numerous acclaimed non-fiction books, including the number one New York Times bestseller Collusion: How Russia Helped Donald Trump Win; A Very Expensive Poison; Shadow State; and Mafia State. His latest book Invasion: Russia's Bloody War and Ukraine's Fight for Survival is published by Faber in London, Vintage in New York, and Vivat in Ukrainian translation. Invasion was shortlisted for the 2023 Orwell Prize, Britain's most prestigious award for political writing