Thinking Post-Putinism | A discussion with Russian journalists in resistance

European Parliament, Brussels | room P5B001



Russian journalists landscape

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The seminar aims at an in-depth exchange of views with exiled Russian journalists, currently living in the EU. The debate will focus on the challenges facing the Russian Federation under the current autocratic leadership, on the fallout from the war against Ukraine and on future scenarios.


14:30-14:40 Welcome and opening remarks

Bernard Guetta, MEP, Renew Europe shadow on Russia

14:40-16:00 Moderated by Guy Verhofstadt, MEP

  • Ekaterina Kotrikadze, News Director at the independent television network Dozhd (TV Rain)
  • Fyodor Krasheninnikov, journalist, political analyst and writer
  • Elizaveta Osetinskaya, Director of The Bell media, Founder and presenter of Youtube show ‘Russians are Okay!’
  • Yegor Skovoroda, co-founder, deputy editor and lead reporter of Mediazona
  • Sergey Parkhomenko, Russian publisher, journalist and political commentator, Senior Advisor at The Kennan Institute of Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

16:00-16:50 Opening remarks for the discussion by Petras Auštrevičius, MEP

16:50-17:00 Closing remarks by Bernard Guetta, MEP, Renew Europe shadow on Russia

*** Interpretation will be provided in English, French and Russian

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