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Friday, October 9 • 17:30 - 18:30
What's Happening in Russia?

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It’s the big bear in the room. Russia is one of the most powerful countries on earth and yet it is also one of the least understood. Find out from three long-time reporters from Russia exactly what is happening in that country. How much control does Putin really exercise and what are his plans for media and his neighbors? Can independent media really survive?

This session is done in collaboration with the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP).

Moderators
avatar for Börge Nilsson

Börge Nilsson

Journalist, Textra/Scoop Russia
Project Coordinator for FGJ in SCOOP Russia. Also freelance journalist in Textra frilansredaktion, covering Russia, Ukraine and Eastern Europe.

Speakers
avatar for Roman Anin

Roman Anin

Head of investigative section, Novaya Gazeta
Roman Anin is the head of investigative section of Moscow based Novaya Gazeta, one of the most famous Russian newspapers in the world. He began his career in 2006 as a sports writer, but in 2008 was moved to the newspaper’s investigative section. Since 2009 Anin has been working on cross-border investigations with the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) and International Consortium if Investigative Journalists... Read More →
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Andrei Soldatov

Investigative journalist and editor, Agentura.ru
Andrei Soldatov is an investigative journalist and editor and co-founder of Agentura.Ru, an information hub on intelligence agencies. Soldatov regularly makes comments on terrorism and intelligence issues for Vedomosti, Radio Free Europe and the BBC. He authored a chapter on Russia’s secret services in the PSI Handbook of Global Security and Intelligence: National Approaches and is co-author of The New Nobility: The Restoration of... Read More →
avatar for Galina Timchenko

Galina Timchenko

Executive Editor, Meduza
Galina Timchenko worked at Kommersant newspaper as an editor, from 2004 to 2014 was editor-in-chief of most popular Russian news outlet Lenta.ru. In 2014 established Meduza Project  - independent news outlet.
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Mikhail Zygar

Editor-in-chief, Dozhd
Mikhail Zygar is the editor-in-chief of the independent Russian TV channel Dozhd. Under Zygar's leadership, Dozhd has provided an alternative to Kremlin-controlled federal TV channels by focusing on news content and giving a platform to opposition voices. The channel's coverage of politically sensitive issues, like the Moscow street protests in 2011 and 2012 as well as the conflict in Ukraine, has been dramatically different from the... Read More →


Friday October 9, 2015 17:30 - 18:30
Lillehammer 1-2 (Keynote hall)

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