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Vladimir Petin joined the OCCRP network as a researcher in 2017. He has vast experience in researching people connected to Russian politicians, across numerous jurisdictions. He is helping journalists all over the world to track down companies and assets in CIS countries.
Petin has participated in several projects with OCCRP, including recent work on Paradise Papers investigations.
Dragana Pećo is an investigative journalist at the Crime and Corruption Reporting Network (KRIK) and the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP). In addition to her journalism work, Pećo also works as a staff researcher for the Investigative Dashboard. Before working at KRIK, Pećo reported for six years at the Centre for Investigative Reporting Serbia (CINS).
Her awards include 2017 Data Journalism Award in open data category, “Dušan Bogavac” Journalistic Award for Ethics and Courage, three awards from the Independent Journalists’ Association of Serbia and U.S. Embassy awards for investigative journalism in 2011, 2014 and 2016. Pećo was also a recipient of the Balkan Fellowship for Journalistic Excellence in 2014. She had attended various journalism courses and trainings, including the “Economic and Political Reporting from Southeast Europe” program, hosted by the Thomson Reuters Foundation in 2015.
Pećo has trained in researching corporate structures and obtaining world-wide company records, as well as data journalism and data visualization. She is a graduate from the Faculty of Political Science, University of Belgrade, where she received a degree in Journalism.
Karina Shedrofsky is a Balkans-based researcher with a specialization in tracking down individuals, companies and hidden assets in offshore tax havens.
Shedrofsky graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park with a major in Journalism and a minor in International Development and Conflict Management. She focused much of her college career on studying press freedoms around the world, with a special concentration on the MENA region and Azerbaijan.
Since joining Investigative Dashboard in July 2017, Shedrofsky has contributed research to a number of OCCRP projects, including the “Paradise Papers” and the “Daphne Project,” where she helped uncover the secret property holdings of Azerbaijan’s ruling family.
Prior to OCCRP, Shedrofsky worked for USA TODAY, where she covered health and trending issues impacting the 2016 U.S. presidential election.