Having received a University degree in Economics, Artur spent just a few years working in banks and with an oil company. Then, he decided to switch to what he has always enjoyed the most, which is football.
Since then, he has worked as an editor for various outlets, including Russia’s biggest sports newspaper Sport-Express. He has also contributed to publications including the Guardian, ESPN, the New York Times and other major outlets. Since 2017, he has been a UEFA reporter covering Russian teams in Europe.
Artur also represent Russia at different jury panels in various international votes, covers Russia and CIS countries looking for young talents for the Guardian; and scouts players around the globe.