Chrystia Freeland is a Canadian journalist, writer, and politician, who currently serves as the deputy prime minister of Canada. She is of Ukrainian descent and went on to learn Russian history at 'Harvard University' in the U.S. During the course, she went to Kiev, Ukraine, on an exchange program. She began her journalism career working as a stringer with famous tabloids such as 'The Washington Post,' the 'Financial Times,' and 'The Economist.' Later, she worked with various organizations such as 'The Globe and Mail,' 'FT.com,' and 'Thomson Reuters,' serving in senior positions at various locations. While working at the 'Financial Times,' she was posted in Moscow, and her work there inspired her to author the book 'Sale of the Century: The Inside Story of the Second Russian Revolution.' She released another book, ‘Plutocrats: The Rise of the New Global Super-Rich and the Fall of Everyone Else,’ in 2012. In 2013, she retired from journalism and entered Canadian politics.