Mark Franchetti

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Mark Franchetti is the Moscow-based journalist for The Sunday Times. Fluent in five languages, Franchetti was awarded the British Press Award in 2003, after reporting on the Moscow theatre siege, and a Foreign Press Association award in 2004 for his reports on the alleged abuse of Iraqi civilians by U.S Marines.[1][2] He has also reported on Georgia and Chechnya.

Franchetti presented and produced the BBC documentary, Britain's Most Wanted, about Andrei Lugovoi following the death by poisoning of Alexander Litvinenko.[3]


  1. ^ "Mark Franchetti: Moscow Correspondant". The Times. 2008-05-14. Retrieved 2009-04-11. 
  2. ^ "Mark Franchetti bio". Rethink dispatches. Retrieved 2009-04-11. 
  3. ^ "Britain's Most Wanted". BBC News. 2007-11-23. Retrieved 2009-04-11. 

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