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Inna Lazareva

Inna Lazareva is a British investigative journalist based in Tbilisi, Georgia. She was previously Africa correspondent for the Thomson Reuters Foundation. Her freelance work has been published by the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, The Economist, Newsweek, TIME magazine, The Guardian, The Sunday Times, The Daily Telegraph and others.

Stories By Inna Lazareva

Conscripted Into The Emperor’s Private Orchestra

What do a crew of talented musicians do when forced to serve at the pleasure of a notoriously cruel dictator? They play like their lives depend on it.