Holds an MA in finances. Svetlana Kriukova completed the program of professional education in media by Digital Future Journalism. She started her career as economics journalist. She worked as a regular correspondent and observer for the newspapers Economicheskii Izvestiia and Kommentarii and as a freelancer for the media Economichna Pravda and Ukrainska Pravda. She took part in fashion projects in the USA. She collaborated with the magazines Expert-Ukraine, Vesti. Reporter, Strana.ua. Svetlana Kriukova is the author of scandalous anti-corruption investigations, resonant interviews with oligarchs, politicians and influential officials as well as «Diary of EuroMaidan, Revolution through the Eyes of the ”Reporter” Journalists» and «The Chronicles of the Revolution» books. She is the prize-winner of the Business Award «PRESSzvanie» and a co-author of the special project «Black and White».