Past event

Invitation Only

Research Event

The Problems of Being a Journalist in Russia

Chatham House, London, UK

Russia and Eurasia Programme, New Faces from Russia

Participants

Leonid Nikitinskiy, Reporter, Novaya Gazeta
Mikhail Zygar, Journalist; Founding Editor-in-Chief of Dozhd TV (2010-15)

Overview

Mikhail Zygar and Leonid Nikitinskiy will share their views on the media environment in Russia, including trends ahead of the September parliamentary elections. They will discuss issues such as training, censorship – and self-censorship – and other obstacles journalists in Russia face on a daily basis. They will offer brief introductory remarks followed by an hour for questions and discussion. 

Attendance at this event is by invitation only.

The Chatham House Rule

To enable as open a debate as possible, this event will be held under the Chatham House Rule.