James Brooke is a veteran international reporter. Mr.Brooke has worked for Bloomberg News; Voice of America; The Kyiv Post and the New York Times. A New York Times correspondent for 24 years, he covered Russia, Japan, and the Koreas and served as The Times’s bureau chief in Brazil, West Africa, and Canada. Mr.Brooke has 13 years of reporting experience in Ukraine, first as Bloomberg bureau chief in Moscow, then as Voice of America bureau chief for the former Soviet Union. Mr. Brooke is a graduate of Yale University.