Tamila Varshalomidze

Tamila Varshalomidze

Tamila Varshalomidze is a journalist with more than eight years of experience with top international news organisations.

She has been a member of Al Jazeera English's online team since January 2013.

Tamila was at the forefront of the web team's coverage of the Ukrainian uprising and the conflict that followed.

Tamila previously worked as a TV news producer for the Associated Press in London, UK.

She has a Master's degree in multimedia journalism from UK's Bournemouth University. 

Ukraine

Volodymyr Zelensky sworn in as Ukraine's sixth president

Volodymyr Zelensky, 41, dissolves parliament in his inauguration speech.

Volodymyr Zelensky sworn in as Ukraine's sixth president

Europe

What's next for Ukraine under comic-turned-president?

Zelensky's agenda is no joke and he must find a way fast to impress 'notoriously fickle' Ukrainians, analysts say.

What's next for Ukraine under comic-turned-president?

Europe

Five things to know about Ukraine's presidential vote winner

A close look at comedian-turned-politician Volodymyr Zelensky who defeated incumbent President Petro Poroshenko.

Five things to know about Ukraine's presidential vote winner

Ukraine

Volodymyr Zelensky wins Ukraine's presidential vote

Anti-establishment political novice beats President Petro Poroshenko with 73 percent of votes, preliminary results show.

Volodymyr Zelensky wins Ukraine's presidential vote

Elections

Polls close in Ukraine's presidential runoff, comic poised to win

Ukrainians expected to pick comic Volodymyr Zelensky as president, punishing the incumbent for failure with corruption.

Polls close in Ukraine's presidential runoff, comic poised to win

Ukraine

'We need to change the system': Ukraine presidential runoff vote

Polls suggest comic is poised to secure landslide victory against Ukraine's incumbent leader in presidential runoff.

'We need to change the system': Ukraine presidential runoff vote

Ukraine

Profile: Volodymyr Zelensky

Ukrainians expected to turn Zelensky, a comedian who plays the president in a TV sitcom, into a real-life leader.

Profile: Volodymyr Zelensky

Europe

Ukraine media demands access to runoff frontrunner Zelensky

Open letter by 20 news outlets calls on presidential candidate to stop avoiding journalists ahead of runoff vote.

Ukraine media demands access to runoff frontrunner Zelensky

Ukraine

Ukraine election: Poroshenko attacks Zelensky before runoff

Incumbent president links political novice Volodymyr Zelensky's success in first round of polls to 'Kremlin agents'.

Ukraine election: Poroshenko attacks Zelensky before runoff

Ukraine

Zelensky to face Poroshenko in Ukraine runoff

Official results show Volodymyr Zelensky winning first round of Sunday's elections with 30.2 percent.

Zelensky to face Poroshenko in Ukraine runoff

Ukraine

Ukraine votes with comic poised to top presidential field

Ukrainians are choosing sixth president from 39 candidates, including incumbent leader, opposition leader and comic.

Ukraine votes with comic poised to top presidential field

Elections

Ukraine gears up to hold tight presidential election

Sunday's poll will test the incumbent president for the first time since he came to power on a revolutionary wave.

Ukraine gears up to hold tight presidential election