Vechernyaya Moskva

Vechernyaya Moskva (Russian: Вечерняя Москва, literally Evening Moscow) is a Russian local newspaper[1] published in Moscow since 6 December 1923 daily (except Saturday and Sunday).[2] It was founded as an organ of the Mossovet, later as an organ of the city committee of the CPSU and the Mossovet. Since 1990 it is published by the joint-stock company Concern 'Vechernyaya Moskva'.[3]

Vechernyaya Moskva
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Typedaily
FormatA2 per spread
Owner(s)Concern "Vechernyaya Moskva"
EditorAlexandr Kupriyanov
FoundedDecember 6, 1923
Political alignmentindependent
HeadquartersMoscow, Russia
Circulation25,000 daily, 787,000 weekly
Websitehttp://www.vmdaily.ru/

This is the oldest evening newspaper in Russia, one of the most popular in Moscow with a current circulation of 25,000 copies per day plus 787,000 copies of weekly edition.[4]

In 2011, the project was restarted and developed with the support of the Government of Moscow as a city newspaper of influence covering the major events in the capital, the work of urban services, governance, and the main events in the country and in the world[5]

Editors-in-chiefEdit

  • Volin, Boris Mikhailovich (1923–1924)
  • Antoshkin, Dmitry Vasilyevich (1925)
  • Barkov, Vladimir Nikolayevich (1926–1928)
  • Lazian, Iosif Gerasimovich (1928–1930)
  • Volodin, Sergey Alekseevich (1930–1931)
  • Tsypin, Grigory Evgenievich (1931–1932)
  • Rzhanov, Georgy Alexandrovich (1932–1933)
  • Romanovsky, Abram Mironovich (1933–1937)
  • Pozdnov, Mikhail Mikhailovich (1937–1942)
  • Vasilenko, Vasily Stepanovich (1942–1945)
  • Fomichev, Andrei Andreevich (1945–1950)
  • Syrokomsky, Vitaly Aleksandrovich (1963–1966)
  • Indursky, Semyon Davydovich (1966 – January 1988)
  • Lisin, Alexander Ivanovich (1988–1998)
  • Kazarin, Yuri Ivanovich (February 1998 – 2000)
  • Evseev, Valery Petrovich (2000–2006)
  • Brantov, Peter Yurievich (February 3 – May 5, 2006)
  • Avyazova, Zhanna Semonovna (2006–2007)
  • Ryazhsky, Yury Olegovich (2007–2011)
  • Kupriyanov, Alexander Ivanovich (2011–)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Russian Mass Media Directory. Volume 1. Strategic Information and Contacts. Washington: International Business Publication, 2016, p. 104
  2. ^ Matthew E Lenoe. Closer to the Masses: Stalinist Culture, Social Revolution, and Soviet Newspapers. Harvard University Press, 2009, p. 52
  3. ^ Company Overview of OJSC Concern Vechernyaya Moskva
  4. ^ Sergai Sobyanin Congratulated Vechernyaya Moskva with 95 Anniversary
  5. ^ Moscow Evening Newspaper Re-launches Print and Online Editions with vjoon K4

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