Alexei Venediktov

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Alexei Venediktov interviews Mikhail Gorbachev in station’s television studio

Alexei Venediktov (Russian: Алексей Алексеевич Венедиктов; born 18 December 1955) is a Russian journalist, editor-in-chief and host at the Echo of Moscow radio station, president of the Echo TV Russia.

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Venediktov graduated from the evening division of Moscow Pedagogical State University in 1978. After graduation, he worked for 20[citation needed] years as a history teacher at Moscow school №875.

Since 1990 he has been working for Echo of Moscow.[1] Since 1996 he has been the editor-in-chief of Echo of Moscow. Since 2002 he has been president of the Echo TV Russia.

In September 2006, Venediktov tried himself as a host on TV-channels Domashny, V kruge sveta.

Venediktov owns 18% of Echo of Moscow's shares, but resigned from the board in protest against Gazprom-Media announcement to change the board in February 2012.[2]

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