Viktoria Ryabikova holds a Bachelor's degree in Journalism from the Moscow State University. She began her career as an IT and tech news correspondent. However, in 2017, she started freelance writing for Russia Beyond, and two years later, became a full-fledged author with the editorial team. Viktoria’s forte are human interest stories and special reports, as well as the latest online and technology trends. When she’s not writing stories and taking interviews, Viktoria pursues her passion for photography. She also loves traveling, stand-up comedy and discovering 1980s music.