NED’s Center for International Media Assistance and the Europe and Eurasia Program, together with the Eurasia Foundation, hosted a discussion on the state of regional print media in Russia. Anna Koshman, the executive director of the Russian Alliance of Independent Regional Publishers and visiting inaugural Bill Maynes Fellow with the Eurasia Foundation, gave the main presentation on the challenges that independent regional newspapers face. Andrei Piontkovsky of the Hudson Institute, along with RTV1’s Vladimir V. Kara-Murza, Jr., served as responders. Nadia Diuk, senior director of NED’s Europe and Eurasia Program, moderated the discussion.
Russian Alliance of Independent Regional Publishers
Vladimir Kara-Murza, Jr.
Washington Bureau Chief
NED’s Europe and Eurasia Program