Nezavisimaya Gazeta

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Nezavisimaya Gazeta
Nezavisimaya Gazeta.png
Front page on 30 December 2010
Type Daily newspaper
Format A2 per spread
Owner(s) Konstantin Remchukov
Editor Konstantin Remchukov
Founded 21 December 1990
Headquarters Moscow, Russia
Circulation 40,000
Website www.ng.ru

Nezavisimaya Gazeta (Russian: Независимая газета; lit. Independent Newspaper) is a Russian daily newspaper.

History and profile[edit]

Nezavisimaya Gazeta was first published on 21 December 1990. It was one of the most important daily newspapers in the early post-Soviet period,[1] when it was seen as close to the opinion of the Moscow intelligentsia.[2] The paper was temporarily closed for four months in 1995.[3] Then it became part of the "Berezovsky Media Group".[3]

Information ranging from a wide variety of sources, such as reporters, political scientists, historians, art historians, as well as critics are published in the newspaper. The newspaper also offers eight supplements and covers the issues of politics, society, culture and art.

The editor in chief is Konstantin Remchukov. The first editor of Nezavisimaya Gazeta was Vitaliy Tretyakov. Tatiana Koshkareva served in the post from 2001 until 2007.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ivan Zasurskiĭ (2004). Media and Power in Post-Soviet Russia. M.E. Sharpe. p. 35. ISBN 978-0-7656-0863-5. 
  2. ^ Clarke, Renfrey (31 October 1996). "Renfrey Clarke: "Russia Faces Financial Meltdown"". Johnson's Russia List Archive. Retrieved 24 April 2017. 
  3. ^ a b Laura Belin (2002). "The Russian Media in the 1990s". Journal of Communist Studies and Transition Politics. 18 (1): 139–160. doi:10.1080/13523270209696371. 

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