On March 1, 2022,
the most influential independent radio station in Russia, Ekho Moskvy, stopped broadcasting.Its 31-year history of fighting for freedom of speech
ended with its disconnection from the federal broadcasting.Does this mean the final defeat of independent media in the confrontation with the regime?How has Ekho Moskvy
managed to remain a bastion of real journalism?How did we find ourselves at a point in history where the existence of an objective, professional approach to journalism is increasingly being replaced by propaganda?And why, despite this, does free journalism find new ways to deliver the truth every time?Maksim Kournikov, former deputy editor-in-chief of Ekho Moskvy
and now head of the new media outlet called Ekho
, will talk about all this and more, sharing the most curious details of the radio station’s history.
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