Yulia Samaeva


Yulia Samaeva, the adviser on the economy-related issues at the UIF

Yulia is a journalist and literary editor by education. She has more than 20 years of experience of working in the Ukrainian media. During her career, she worked as a stringer, journalist and editor.

Starting as a student and being a stringer in the newspapers Ukrainske Slovo and Redaktor, today Yulia Samaeva is the editor of the “Economy” column in the Dzerkalo Tyzhnia.

Before that, she worked for five years as an editor, head of the department of preparation of analytical information at UKRINFORM news agency, where her core topics were infrastructure, public finance and international cooperation. She also has two years of experience in the Secretariat of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, where she was engaged in communications between the government and the public and was explaining the essence of government decisions and reforms to people in lay terms.

During the past five years, Julia has been working on economic issues in the Dzerkalo Tyzhnia.

She is proficient in Ukrainian, Russian and English.