Sabra Ayres

Sabra Ayres is an American freelance journalist whose reporting focuses on Europe and the former Soviet Union. Ayres has reported from Afghanistan, India, Europe, and the United States; her articles have appeared in the Los Angeles Times, Al Jazeera America, the Christian Science Monitor, The Guardian, The Daily Telegraph, The New Republic, and more. Ayres was a 2015 Kathryn Davis Fellow at Middlebury College’s Davis School of Russian and a 2005 Arthur F. Burns Fellow in Germany.The IWMF has funded Ayres’s current project reporting on Kremlin soft power tactics used in Europe and Russia’s perceived sphere of influence.