-- Kirit Radia is ABC News' digital correspondent in Moscow.
There he reports on events in Russia and its neighbors from the former Soviet Union. In 2012, he covered the country's contentious presidential elections.
Prior to his posting in Moscow, Radia covered the State Department for ABC News from 2006-2012. In that role he reported daily on the wide spectrum of issues related to United States foreign policy and international diplomacy. He has reported on the travels of the Secretaries of State and Defense from nearly two dozen countries. In 2007 he was the first to report the National Intelligence Estimate's assessment that Iran had abandoned its pursuit of nuclear weapons. Prior to covering the State Department, Radia was a member of the production staff in ABC News' Washington bureau.
Radia has been a recipient of the National Press Foundation's "Paul Miller Fellowship" in 2006-2007 and its "What to Expect Next from China" fellowship in Beijing in 2007. In 2009 he was a member of ABC News' Emmy Award-winning team covering President Obama's inauguration.
Originally from New Jersey, Radia is a graduate of Tufts University's International Relations program.