Mikhail Barabanov. Graduated from the Moscow National University of Culture, then worked for the Moscow City Government. Editor-in-Chief of MDB since 2008. An expert on naval history and armaments.
Denis Fedutinov. Graduated from the Moscow Stankin National Technological University in 2000, then worked for the National Scientific Research Institute for Aviation Systems. Since 2003, editor of the specialized webportal uav.ru on unmanned aviation. Author of several articles on the development of modern technologies.
Anton Lavrov. Graduated from the Tver State Technical University. An independent military analyst and one of the most prominent independent Russian researchers of the 2008 Russian-Georgian War. Denis Mokrushin. An independent military observer. Veteran of the Russian Armed Forces, participated in the military operations on the territory of the Chechen Republic.
Denis Mokrushin is an independent Russian military observer, ex-military, and a veteran of the war in Chechnya.
Aleksey Prushinsky holds a degree in Medicine from the Vladivostok State Medical University, and in Law from the Far Eastern State University. He has been an analyst of the economics of the Russian defense industry, mainly in the aerospace sector, since 2012.
Vadim Zaytsev graduated from the the History, Political Sciences and Law faculty of the Russian State Humanitarian University in 2007. Completed a post-graduate course at the Institute of African Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences in `2010. Worked for Rosafroekspertiza, a research and consulting center specializing in Russian-African relations, in 2006-2009. Joined the Kommersant Publishing House as an editor in 2010