Two-time winner of the literary “National Bestsellers” recognized as a foreign media agent

It was also known to be in the Ministry of Justice register on July 27. wretched The legal entity of the former editor-in-chief of the Echo of Moscow Alexei Venicetov (recognized in the Russian Federation as a foreign agent) (included in the list of media organizations performing the functions of a foreign agent) received the appropriate status after its creation – Limited Liability Company “Foreign Agent AAV “.

On March 1, 2022, Ekho Moskvy was taken down after the Prosecutor General’s Office announced that the radio station’s website contained false information about the actions of the Russian military in Ukraine and material calling for extremist activities. On March 3, Echo’s board of directors decided to liquidate the radio station, after which its corporate social media accounts were deleted. Since March 9, Sputnik, owned by MIA Rossiya Segodnya, has been broadcasting on the Ekho frequency.

photographer-foreign agent

Dmitry Aleshkovsky is a photographer, journalist, co-founder of the Need Help charity foundation and director of the Takie Dela online publication. At the end of 2021, he resigned as director of the foundation, saying that he could not combine social and political activities with work in the foundation, as he had to constantly evaluate how his actions could affect the wards of the organization.

In 2010, as part of a group of volunteers, he took an active part in extinguishing forest fires in the Nizhny Novgorod region. In connection with the flood in Krymsk in 2012, he took part in the collection and transfer of humanitarian aid to the victims. He also personally came to Krymsk to coordinate the work of the volunteer camp. According to some reports, around $1 million was raised during the humanitarian campaign jointly organized with Aleshkovsky and a group of journalists. 5 million rubles were collected under the project. and over 150 tons of humanitarian cargo.

In 2022, Aleshkovsky condemned the conduct of a Russian special operation in Ukraine.

Granddaughter of a revolutionary, daughter of a scout

Evgenia Albats led the author’s program “Full Albats” on the radio “Echo of Moscow” until February 2022. She is a member of the Public Council of the Russian Jewish Congress she. She has taught at princeton, Harvard, Yale, the Universities of Chicago, Pennsylvania State University, and Duke University. Until January 2011, professor at the School of Economics, lectured at the General Political Science Department of the Faculty of Applied Political Science she.

He is also the editor-in-chief of The New Times magazine (until 2007 – Novoye Vremya), published only in the Internet version, since 2017. By the decision of the Prosecutor General’s Office, the site was blocked in 2022, at the request of the removal of materials related to a special operation in Ukraine. The reason for the blocking is stated to be publications containing “calls to participate in riots, extremist activities or mass (public) events”.

RBC informsHe said Albats was not informed of his inclusion in the foreign agents’ register, but plans to appeal the Justice Department’s decision.

Premium writer, Moscow teacher

Dmitry Bykov is a writer, poet, publisher, critic and teacher, member of the Writers Union of Russia. He has won the National Best Selling Literary Award twice for his books Boris Pasternak and Ostromov or The Sorcerer’s Apprentice. He also received the “Big Book” award for his book “Boris Pasternak”. Bykov was especially famous for his projects with actor Mikhail Efremov “Citizen Poet” and “Good Lord”.

He taught literature and history of Soviet literature at the Golden Department and Intellectual secondary schools in Moscow, studied at school number 1214 in the early 1990s. Until 2014, he was a professor at the Department of World Literature and Culture at MGIMO, and also collaborated with the Moscow State Pedagogical University. He has also taught abroad at Princeton and Cambridge Universities.

He took an active part in the 2011-2012 rallies and was a member of the coordination council of the Russian opposition. He supported the protests in Belarus in September 2020. He opposed the Russian military operation in Ukraine in February 2022.

The Ministry of Justice of Russia included journalists Yevgenia Albats and Dmitry Aleshkovsky, as well as writer Dmitry Bykov in the register of media-foreign agents.

Source: Gazeta


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