Articles by Lydia Tomkiw

Lydia Tomkiw is a journalist focused on international affairs with a regional specialization in Eastern Europe. She has recently reported from Ukraine and is fluent in Ukrainian and French. Prior to joining IBT, Lydia was a Google Journalism fellow at the Committee to Protect Journalists where she focused on press freedom in Europe and Central Asia. From 2011-2012 she was a Princeton in Asia journalism fellow at The Jakarta Globe in Indonesia where she worked as a journalist and web editor. She holds a BA from Wesleyan University and a Master’s degree in International Affairs from Columbia University.

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Allegations Mount Against Manafort

Ukrainian officials want an investigation into Donald Trump's campaign manager's alleged payments while working for the Party of Regions.

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An Iranian woman walks past a mural painted on the outer walls of the former US embassy in Tehran on September 20, 2020

What US Sanctions Mean For Iran

“Our actions today are a warning that should be heard worldwide. No matter who you are, if you violate the U.N. arms embargo on Iran, you risk sanctions” -- U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo