Nezavisimaya Gazeta

Nezavisimaya Gazeta (Russian: Независимая газета, IPA: [nʲɪzɐˈvʲisʲɪməjə ɡɐˈzʲetə], lit. 'Independent Newspaper') is a Russian daily newspaper.

Nezavisimaya Gazeta
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Front page on 30 December 2010
TypeDaily newspaper
FormatA2 per spread
Owner(s)Konstantin Remchukov
EditorKonstantin Remchukov
Founded21 December 1990
HeadquartersMoscow, Russia

History and profileEdit

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 [ru]. The first editor of Nezavisimaya Gazeta was Vitaliy Tretyakov [ru]. Tatiana Koshkareva [ru] served in the post from 2001 until 2007.


  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. Archived from the original on 31 October 1996. Retrieved 24 April 2017.CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)
  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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