Vladislav Aleksandrovich Fronin

Rossiyskaya Gazeta


Vladislav Aleksandrovich Fronin is editor-in-chief of Rossiyskaya Gazeta, a Russian government daily newspaper of record which publishes the official decrees, statements, and documents of state bodies.

Previously, he was editor-in-chief at Komsomolskaya Pravda. Under Fronin's leadership, this paper was the first in the USSR to publish Alexander Solzhenistyn's "How We Should Equip Russia." During his tenure, it also broke the story of the execution of workers in Novocherkassk and published Antistate Secret, a documentary about the tragedy of the Kursk submarine.

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MAR 16, 2011 Podcast

Media in Contemporary Russia

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