Olena Babakova is a journalist specialized in international relations, Ukrainian and Polish politics, EU-Eastern Partnership relations, EU visa policy. Columnist at Eastbook and Yevropeyska Pravda portals. In 2011-2016 worked for Polish Radio External Service. Alumni of Historical Department of Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University (2008). PhD in History at Bialystok University (2015).