Michał Potocki, born in 1984, a graduate of international relations at the University of Warsaw, is the head of the columnists’ section in Dziennik Gazeta Prawna. He is an expert on Belarusian and Ukrainian politics. Winner of the international journalist award Belarus in Focus 2012 and Polish awards: Dariusz Fikus award and Grand Press (both of them were won together with Karolina Baca-Pogorzelska for a series of publications on the import of coal from the occupied Donbas). A book about that coal trade will soon be published. It will be the third similar publication of Potocki’s co-authorship after the political biographies of Ukrainian leaders Viktor Yanukovych and Petro Poroshenko, written together with Zbigniew Parafianowicz.