Alvaro Alba is a historian and journalist specializing in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union. He holds a Master’s Degree in History from the State University of Odessa, Ukraine. He received a 2017 Emmy Award for his historical documentary “Alas de Libertad” (Wings of Freedom) produced for the Miami-based Office of Cuba Broadcasting’s TV Marti.
His work has been published in ABC, Diario de Las Américas, El Nuevo Herald, and other media. He currently works for MartiNoticias.com. He is the author of the books “Castro y Stalin, almas gemelas (2002),” “En la pupila del Kremlin (2011)” and “Rusia: la herencia del estalinismo (2012).” Alba is a Senior Research Associate of the Cuban Studies Institute in Miami, and a member of the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES).