Oksana Boyko (Ustundag) is the host of the Worlds Apart biweekly geopolitical analysis show on RT, which features hard-hitting interviews with decision makers from around the world. She has been with RT since its inception in 2005, first as a political correspondent and then as a foreign correspondent. Over the course of her journalistic career, she has covered conflicts in Chechnya, Libya, Syria and Afghanistan.
As the host of Worlds Apart, Oksana is known for her straightforward questions and deep knowledge of the subject.
She has interviewed President of Serbia Tomislav Nikolic, President of Slovenia Borut Pahor, President of Afghanistan Mohammad Ashraf Ghani and former President of Afghanistan Hamid Karzai, President of Iceland Olafur Ragnar Grimsson, Prime Minister of Ireland Enda Kenny, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Palestine Riad al-Maliki, Prime Minister of Ireland Enda Kenny, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, Minister of Defense of Iran Hossein Dehghan, PACE President Ann Brasseur, OSCE General secretary Lamberto Zannier, Council of Europe Secretary General Thorbjorn Jagland, former UN Secretary general Kofi Annan, UN Special Representative for International Migration Peter Sutherland, UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova, UN High Commissioner on Refugees Antonio Guterres, CEO and Editor of Foreign Policy magazine David Rothkopf and many other politicians, experts and scholars, as well as actors, athletes and even an opera singer Monserrat Caballe.
Oksana holds a BA in Journalism from the St Petersburg State University and an MS in Mass Communications from the Kansas State University.