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Caviar Diplomacy (n.) - "A systematic approach to build up friends, to invite people in large numbers. It is a policy based on gifts, either material or immaterial." 

Gillian is a 2018 Alfa Fellowship winner, sports broadcaster and writer. Her work focuses on Russian hockey players in the NHL and KHL, as well as the global expansion of the game. Prior to her stint in Russia, Gillian was most recently the lead anchor & head of programming for financial news network Asset TV, where she conceptualized, produced and hosted a sports business program titled Sportfolio. Gillian holds an M.Sc. in International Management from the London School of Economics, a B.A. in Economics from Columbia University, and a broadcast journalism certificate from the New York Film Academy. A digital portfolio can be found here.