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Tuesday, 30 November 2010

Russian media changes newsletter 4

New Editor-in-Chief at St. Petersburg’s newspaper
Olga Gnezdilova has been appointed Editor-in-Chief of the local weekly newspaper Moi Rayon, St. Petersburg’s edition, after the previous Editor-in-Chief Fedor Gavrilov left the company.
The newspaper is published currently in Moscow and St. Petersburg by Schibsted publishing house.
The circulation of the St. Petersburg’s edition is around 350,000 copies weekly.
Olga can be reached at, +7 812 325-25-15 x 267. Gnezdilova has been with the newspaper since 2007 as one of the editors.

New regional business magazine launched in Siberia

A new regional business magazine Status has been launched in November 2010 in Kuzbass in Western Siberia region of Russia.
Status magazine expanded from Novosibirsk to its neighbouring city Kemerovo, and is published by Media Kit publishing house.
Its circulation is expected to be around 5,000 copies monthly. The magazine is focused on business issues, investments and successful businessmen in the region.
Natalia Torik has been appointed the Editor-in-Chief of the publication, and can be reached at, cell phone +7 903–907–0494.
Natalia is also Director General of AC-Marketing centre in Kemerovo.

Editorial changes at ComputerBild Russia
Axel Springer Russia publishing house has appointed Nikolay Levskiy a new Editor-in-Chief at ComputerBild magazine.
Previously Levskiy held senior editorial positions at CHIP and Digital Magazine. At ComputerBild Russia he has replaced Elena Makarova, who led the publication since May 2009.
ComputerBild Russia was launched in 2006 and is published fortnightly with the circulation of 100,000 copies.
Editorial team of the magazine can be reached at or

A new culinary magazine to be launched in December 2010
The first issue of a new cooking magazine Pervoye, vtoroye, tretye is published in December by Vokrug Sveta publishing in cooperation with ВВС Good Food.
The circulation of the publication is expected to be 120,000 copies per month. The magazine will cover cooking, culinary adventures and gastronomy travels.
Svetlana Kesoyan has been appointed Editor-in-Chief of the magazine. Its Brand manager Natalia Zadvornaya can be contacted on, +7 495 490-68-58 x 195.

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Wednesday, 17 November 2010

Slavic media changes newsletter 3

New Russian regional supplement
Kak potratit, a monthly color supplement to Vedomosti newspaper, was launched on November 1, 2010 as a special regional edition for Middle Volga region. While currently it is only available for residents of Kazan city, it’s planned to be distributed in Samara and Nizhny Novgorod at a later stage.
Kak potratit is a magazine about luxury, personal finance and how and where to spend your money, and is published by the Independent Media Sanoma Magazines. Circulation of Kazan edition is 10,000 copies. Project Co-ordinator Sofia Chudinova can be reached at, +7 843 292-52-44.

New launches in Serbia
Serbian Color Press Group has published the first issue of Beauty Board in November 2010, a journal dedicated to beauty and professional care. It covers cosmetics, facial and body plastic surgery, pedicure, manicure, spa and wellness, makeup and beauty products. This magazine is also published in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Poland, Hungary, Greece, Turkey, Spain and the Netherlands.
Bojana Janjusevic, the Editor-in-chief of Serbian edition, can be contacted on
It is the second new launch of Serbian Color Press Group in last two months, as in October they published the first issue of Amica, Serbian edition of a fashion magazine from Italy.
Amica presents new collections of famous international designers and style ideas for contemporary women, and is synonymous with success and prestige. Editor-in-Chief is Ivana Stanisic with her email:, and Fashion editor Tjana Jovanovic: The new magazine can be found at:

Forbes in Ukraine
Vladimir Fedorin has been appointed the Editor-in-Chief of Forbes Ukraine as of December 1, 2010. Prior to that, from February 2008 to November 2010, Vladimir Fedorin was the first deputy editor of Forbes Russia. From 2005 to 2008 he was the managing editor of Russian business weekly SmartMoney. In 2001-2005 he worked as a reporter and then as a political and economics deputy editor of the business newspaper Vedomosti. Forbes Ukraine will be published by United Media Holding in Kiev starting in March 2011. The expected circulation is around 30,000 copies. The advertising director of Forbes Ukraine Nelya Chernyshuk can be reached at

Novaya newspaper shut down in Ukraine
Ukrainian Novaya newspaper, which has been published since 2006, ceased as of November 11, due to the financial situation of the publisher. The newspaper had the circulation of 15,000 copies. The publishing house Glavred-Media has shut down its website as well.

Sunday, 14 November 2010

Russian media changes newsletter 2

The first issue of a new culinary magazine published on November 12.
The Russian Burda has published the first issue of their edition of a French magazine Saveurs.
The publication is expected to appear every two months and to have the circulation of 65,000 copies.
It covers newest trends in culinary, fashionable recipes and cookery advice.
The Editor-in-Chief Oksana Zhuchok can be reached at

The daily newspaper Metro in Moscow and St. Petersburg has been recognized the best among editions from 19 countries, where Metro is published.
The award for the the best Metro newspaper was received by the Editor-in-chief of Metro-Russia Anna Sirota.
Annual International Conference of Metro International took place in Paris on October 27-29, 2010 and was attended by 200 people from the Metro editions, and became the present triumph for Russian Metro.

In the nomination for ‘Best Management’ Boris Konoshenko, CEO of Metro-Moscow and Gregory Matyzhev, CEO of Metro-Petersburg both received the prizes. The award for the best integrated marketing campaign went to the Marketing Director of Metro Russia Oleg Evstafiev.

Check out our fully updated records on both Metro Peterburg and Metro Moskva.
The Editor-in-Chief Anna Sirota can be contacted on

Weekly Argumenty i Fakty takes over a new foreign market.
The first issue of Russian newspaper Argumenty i Fakty was released in Thailand on November 9, 2010. It’s the first official Russian newspaper, licensed by the government of the Kingdom of Thailand. The weekly is one of the most successful publications in Russia with its circulation of 3,000,000 copies.
The newspaper is distributed in more than 60 countries, including CIS and Baltic States, Western Europe, USA, Canada, Australia and Israel. It has got 66 regional editions in Russia, and 17 editions abroad.

Saturday, 13 November 2010

Russian media changes newsletter 1

The first issue of Kommercheski Direktor magazine to appear on December 22, 2010.
The Media Group Aktion publishes Kommercheski Direktor (The Sales Manager), a new practical magazine for managers of commercial services and sales departments. The b2b magazine will be distributed by paid subscription only and expected to have circulation of 27,500 copies.
The magazine is supposed to have 128 pages and will be published monthly. The Chief Editor Alena Shevchenko can be reached at The magazine’s website:

Oksana Vinogradova, director and the editor-in-chief of a shopping and luxury goods’ magazine Ya pokupayu. Sankt Peterburg has left the publishing house Abacus Press.
Oksana Vinogradova has left her position to pursue her publishing career by establishing her own publishing house Grape Media Exclusive. Oksana Vinogradova has headed the St. Petersburg edition of the magazine for four years since its launch in 2006. A new editor has not been appointed yet.
The Grape Media Exclusive has published the second issue of the magazine Home&Décor. Its new director Oksana Vinogradova can be reached now at Home&Décor is published monthly with the circulation of 30,000 copies and is freely distributed in St. Petersburg.

Million magazine in Krasnoyarsk city has been shut down.

It’s been announced that the regional business analytical magazine Million covering economics, politics and finance of Krasnoyarsk region, stopped being published by Sibirski Media Soyuz. The magazine has been published for the last 11 years under the guidance of the Chief Editor Gennady Vasiliev.

New Editor at Ezh-Yurist newspaper.
Natalia Shapovalova.was appointed as a Chief editor of the legal weekly newspaper Ezh-Yurist.
She has replaced Vasiliy Meshalkin, the former editor of the publication. Natalia Shapovalova previously worked at the company Pravovest. The EZH-Yurist editorial team can be contacted at

New Publishers of Russian Tatler and Vogue Russia.
Condé Nast publishing house has announced the appointment of Anna Pchelkina for the position of the publisher of their magazines Tatler and AD. In this position Anna will replace Elena Zaytseva, who will start as the publisher of Vogue Russia. Anna Pchelkina commences her duties on November 1, 2010. She can be reached at Elena Zaytseva can be contacted on