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Mikhail Zygar'

Mikhail Zygar’ is editor-in-chief of the Russian Optimistic Television Channel Dozhd (since October 2010). In 2009-2010, he was deputy editor-in-chief of Russian Newsweek where he was also in charge of the ’politics’ section. In 1999-2009, he worked in the Kommersant Publishing House. He is a columnist for,, and He is a graduate of the Department of International Journalism at the Moscow State Institutue for International Relations (Ministery of Foreighn Affairs of the Russian Federation) and Cairo University. He is the author ofWar and Myth (2007) and Gazprom: New Russian Weapons (together with Valerii Paniushkin, 2008).

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Russian Optimistic Internet TV Channel Dozhd (Interview with Mikhail Zygar’)

Dozhd [rain, in Russian] is one of the newest Russian off-the-air television channels. It was launched in April 2010, and since then it has been available to users over the …
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