Yury Dud

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Yury Dud in Nizhnekamsk.jpg
Personal information
Born11 October 1986
Potsdam, East Germany
EducationMoscow State University
ResidenceMoscow, Russia
OccupationJournalist, interviewer
Websitehttp://yurydud.ru/
YouTube information
Channel
Subscribers2.7 million
(March 2018)
Total views232 million
(March 2018)
YouTube Silver Play Button 2.svg 100,000 subscribers 2017
YouTube Gold Play Button 2.svg 1,000,000 subscribers 2017

Yury Aleksandrovich Dud (Russian: Ю́рий Алекса́ндрович Дудь; born 11 October 1986) is a Russian sports journalist, who also runs an unrelated YouTube channel vDud where he interviews famous Russian figures.

Biography[edit]

Dud is an ethnic Ukrainian who was born in Germany and has lived in Russia since the age of 4.[1]

Since 2001, he worked in Russian newspaper Izvestia as a freelance journalist, and became a staff journalist at the age of 16.[1] In 2008 Yuri Dud graduated from the MSU Faculty of Journalism.[1]

In 2007, he worked in sports magazine "PROsport", then in a sports division of NTV Plus.[1]

Since 2011, Dud is an editor-in-chief of Sports.ru.[1]

In 2011-2013, Dud led a TV show "Headbutt" at Russia-2, and in 2015-2017 he did other show for TV channel Match TV.[1]

Internet show[edit]

In February 2017, Dud launched a YouTube channel named vDud, where he interviews Russian celebrities that are not related to sport.[2] His interviewees are musicians (mainly rappers), politicians, journalists, film directors, and business people. By June 2017, vDud gained over 800 thousand subscribers,[2] and by September 2017, the channel had 1.4 million subscribers.[3] As of March 2018, the channel has over 2.7 million subcrisbers.

On his Internet show Dud interviewed prominent Russian figures such as Ilya Prusikin, Vladimir Posner, Alexei Navalny, Sergey Shnurov, Yevgeny Chichvarkin, Vladimir Zhirinovsky,[3] Mikhail Khodorkovsky,[4] Basta, L'One, Ilya Naishuller, Noize MC, BadComedian, Dmitry Malikov, Yury Bykov, Leonid Parfyonov, Yuri Shevchuk, Semyon Slepakov, Yevgeny Roizman, Alexander Nevzorov, Aleksei Serebryakov, Leonid Agutin, Konstantin Khabensky, Yuri Kolokolnikov, Mikhail Yefremov, Sergey Dorenko, Eduard Limonov as well as citizens of Armenia like Garik Martirosyan and Ukraine like Ivan Dorn[5] and Alexander Rodnyansky.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Юрий Дудь / Биография и фильмография" (in Russian). Russia-2. Retrieved 12 September 2017.
  2. ^ a b Cichowlas, Ola (June 2, 2017). "Talking Heads: How Russia's Videobloggers are Shaping Public Opinion". The Moscow Times. Retrieved 12 September 2017.
  3. ^ a b Womack, Helen (September 10, 2017). "The future of Russia's media is in the hands of young and tech-savvy vloggers". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 12 September 2017.
  4. ^ "If Navalny Takes Power He Could End Up Like Putin, Says Khodorkovsky". The Moscow Times. August 9, 2017. Retrieved 13 September 2017.
  5. ^ Yakutenko, Anna (April 13, 2017). "Top Ukrainian singer in trouble after controversial interview in Russia". Kyiv Post. Retrieved 13 September 2017.

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