Hari Raj


Multiplatform editor

Education: University of Tasmania, BA in Commerce; RMIT University, MA in Journalism

Hari Raj is a multiplatform editor at The Washington Post’s hub in Seoul. Before joining The Post in November 2021, he spent two decades working as an editor and reporter in Hong Kong; Melbourne, Australia; Beijing; and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He most recently covered protests, elections and other political turbulence across Asia for the South China Morning Post. Previously, he wrote long-form stories and profiles, reviewed cultural ephemera, and held various editing positions for magazines in Australia. Hari has reported on everything from the lowest rungs of Southeast Asian soccer to the 2
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Ukraine Live Briefing: Russia and Ukraine accuse each other of shelling Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant

Russia and Ukraine are accusing one another of shelling the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant, as fighting continues in the south on Saturday.

August 6, 2022

Ukraine Live Briefing: Russia accused of ‘deliberate mass murder’; Donetsk ordered to evacuate

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has accused Russia of the “mass murder” of Ukrainian prisoners of war in an occupied area of the eastern Donetsk region.

July 30, 2022

Ukraine Live Briefing: Odessa strike ‘undermines’ grain deal, U.S. says; 2 Americans die in Donbas region

Russian missiles have hit the port in Odesa, Ukraine says, just a day after the two countries signed a deal to allow grain exports that had raised hopes of easing the global food shortage.

July 23, 2022

CIA chief says 15,000 Russians killed in war, dismisses Putin health rumors

Russian President Vladimir Putin has been portrayed as more eccentric and irrational in the lead-up to the Ukraine war and in the following months.

July 21, 2022