Mark has been a reporter for the Kyiv Post since 2006, but joined full-time in 2009. A native Chicagoan where he was the co-founder of the now defunct Glasshouse Magazine, Mark currently is an editor of business news and still contributes stories on an ongoing basis. He is a former U.S. Peace Corps volunteer, a graduate of St. Norbert College in Wisconsin, and fluent in the Ukrainian and Russian languages.
Ukraine’s Foreign Ministry has declared Russia’s navy attaché in Kyiv
persona non grata in connection with his “activities (that are) incompatible
with a diplomatic status under the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations of
1961,” its statement said, cited by BBC Ukraine and Radio Free Liberty and
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