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Sunday, April 23rd, 2.30 pm
Discussion: FACE TO FACE WITH LEONID PARFYONOV
CU Russian Society is pleased to announce a discussion with Leonid
Parfyonov, chief editor of the weekly 'Russian Newsweek' magazine.
Our guest is one of the most noticeable figures on the contemporary
Russian media landscape. Famous and admired by many for his work on
popular TV projects 'Namedni 1961-2003: Our era', 'Living Pushkin',
'Russian Empire', he is even more known for authoring a weekly review
programme 'Namedni' at the NTV Channel which he was forced to leave in
2004. His dismissal was declared by BBC as a sign that the censorship in
Russia was 'creeping back in'.
All are welcome. (Please note that the discussion will be held in
WHERE: Umney Theatre, Robinson College, Cambridge
WHEN: Sunday, 23rd of April, 2.30pm