David M. Herszenhorn

Journalist, Author

The Washington Post

David M. Herszenhorn oversees coverage of Russia’s war in Ukraine for The Washington Post. He joined The Post in 2022 after six years as chief Brussels correspondent with Politico Europe, and after more than 20 years at the New York Times, including as a foreign correspondent based in Moscow and congressional correspondent in Washington.

He is also the author of “The Dissident: Alexey Navalny, Profile of a Political Prisoner” released by Twelve/Hachette Book Group on Oct. 31, 2023.

Participating Sessions

Centerpiece Film: The Price of Truth, Director’s Cut

The extraordinary story of a man who risks everything to preserve freedom of speech in Russia. In December 2021 Dmitry Muratov is awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. He is the editor-in-chief of Russia’s only independent newspaper, Novaya Gazeta. Six of his journalists have been murdered, after their reports displeased the state. In February 2022 Russia invades Ukraine. In early March, using the cover of a documentary film festival, Muratov secretly...