Gayane Chichakyan is a correspondent with RT International. Based in Washington, DC, Gayane reports on the day’s major news stories asking questions that others have not. Viewers know Gayane for her hard-hitting inquiries at the US State Department and for her issue-based reports ranging from protests against police brutality in Ferguson and Baltimore to the water crisis in Flint, Michigan. In addition to tackling the headlines, Gayane covered the triumphant tale of a disabled dog named Derby that received 3-D printed paws. Gayane came to Washington, DC from Moscow where she worked with RT beginning in ‘06. Prior to that, she attended the Russian State University of Cinematography (VGIK), the world’s oldest film school, where she majored in film studies.