Education: Cambridge University, BA in Modern and Medieval Languages (Russian, Ukrainian, French)
Francesca Ebel is The Washington's Post's Russia correspondent. Before joining The Post in 2022, Ebel was the Associated Press's Tunis correspondent. Ebel joined AP in 2017 as a multimedia journalist based in Moscow. Recently, she covered Russia's war with Ukraine and was part of the team on the ground in Kyiv when the invasion began. Ebel has also worked as a freelance reporter from Ukraine, Russia and Tunisia, publishing with the Economist and Politico Europe Magazine, among other publications. She speaks Russian, French and Arabic.