Luke Johnson is a journalist with a focus on Russia, Ukraine, foreign policy, and politics.

He was  a correspondent in Washington for Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty until April 2015. Previously, he was Politics Reporter at the Huffington Post in Washington for three years, and covered the 2012 elections.

Proficient in Russian, he returned to Moscow in December 2012 as part of the Russia-U.S. Journalist Exchange organized by the Knight Foundation and the International Center for Journalists.

He worked as a reporter covering campaigns for The American Independent during the 2010 election cycle, part of the network of sites that included The Washington Independent.

He has appeared on MSNBC, NewsChannel 8, Current TV and BBC Radio, and is a frequent guest on The Bill Press Show.

Luke grew up in the Boston suburbs and graduated from Claremont McKenna College in Southern California with a degree in government.

He can be reached at LUKEGJOHNSON (AT) GMAIL (DOT) COM