Business programme

Business Breakfast for Foreign Media Agents with Maria Zakharova

03 Jun , 08:00–09:00
Congress Centre, business breakfast hall E12

The concept of ‘foreign media’ or ‘foreign agent’ arouses keen interest and many questions. Who might it apply to? What responsibilities are conferred by this status? How should foreign media conduct their business in accordance with the law?

Petr Lidov-Petrovskiy, Director of Communications, Rossiya Segodnya International Information Agency

Adib Al-Sayed, Head, Foreign Correspondent Association
Anna Belkina, Deputy Editor-in-Chief; Director of Marketing & Strategic Development, RT
Aleksey Venediktov, Editor-in-Chief, “Echo of Moscow”
Maria Zakharova, Director, Department of Information and the Press, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation
Alexander Malkevich, First Deputy Chairman of the Public Chamber of the Russian Federation for Mass Media
Eduard Chesnokov, Deputy Editor of the International Policy Department,
Zaur Sheozh, Bureau Chief, Moscow Bureau Al Jazeera

Front row participants
Aidar Botagarov, Officer, OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media (online)
Andris Kuznieks, Head of Press and Information Section, Delegation of the European Union to the Russian Federation (online)
Andrei Shary, Director, Russian Service of Radio Liberty (online)