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Wednesday, 6 April 2011

Slavic media changes newsletter 36

News agency launched in Vladivostok in Russian Far East

A news agency called Primorye24 has appeared in Russian city Vladivostok in Russian Far East.

It is published by Business-Case and provides their online newswire at

It covers regional news and has a strong social media presence, including Facebook, VKontakte, Twitter and YouTube.

The Editor-in-Chief Evgeniy Khvan and the editorial team can be reached at

Regional edition of Russian business daily Kommersant Ural with a new Editor-in-Chief

One of the Russian biggest business dailies Kommersant in Ural region has got a new Editor-in-Chief Nikolai Yablonsky.

Their former editor Ella Bidileeva has moved to one of the Ural banks, after over 6 years stint on the editor's position at the publication.

Nikolai Yablonsky can be reached at He has been with the newspaper since 2003 and started his new duties on April 4.

Kommersant Ural is a daily business newspaper covering economics, finance and regional politics with the circulation of 6,580 copies' daily.
FPC advertising costs 123310.00 RUR.

Russian Forbes with a new Editor-in-Chief

As Axel Springer Russia has announced today, a new Editor-in-Chief of Forbes Russia will be Elizaveta Osetinskaya, who commences her duties in May 2011.

Elizaveta Osetinskaya has been the Chief Editor of Russian She has been with the online edition of the business daily Vedomosti for over 8 years.

At the same time Johann Sattler, the current CEO of WAZ Media Group Russia, moving to his new position of a publisher of Russian Forbes, as of May 1.

Russian Forbes is published with 100,000 copies' circulation.

A new lifestyle magazine for lawyers started in Poland

Mida. Magazyn dla prawnikow has appeared in Poland. It is a lifestyle magazine covering legal industry and law. Provides interviews, articles on lifestyle, interiors and beauty.

It comes out with 30,000 copies' circulation. It will be delivered free of charge to Polish legal advisers, lawyers, barristers, bailiffs, judges and prosecutors in all largest Polish cities.

The editorial team can be contacted on

Jolanta Budzowska is Editor-in-Chief and can be reached at, 0048 604 622 522.

Serbian publisher Color Press Grupa has launched a home magazine Casa

A new home and interiors magazine Casa appeared in Serbia on April 4.

It covers interior design and decoration of apartments, houses and backyards, with tips and ideas for the interiors, information on products, expert's advice on home planning.
It is a monthly magazine with 116 pages and FPC advertising costs 350.00 EUR.

Its Editor-in-Chief Tatjana Maric-Ivkovic can be reached at

Deputy Editor of Slovak weekly Plus 7 Dni leaves the publication

Roland Kyska, Deputy Editor of the weekly Plus 7 leaves the magazine.

Roland Kyska was born in 1978 in Kosice and graduated from the Philosophical Faculty of Presov University. He worked at the Slovak Television as an investigative reporter and in 2005-2006 he was the editor of business news, current affairs and sport at STV. In 2006 he joined Plus 7.

Plus 7 Dni is an entertainment weekly covering social events and society. Includes world science and medicine, automotive, fashion and gourmet coverage.

Published by SPOLOCNOST 7 PLUS s.r.o. with 200,000 copies. FPC advertising costs 6500.00 EUR.

The editorial team of Plus 7 can be reached at

Friday, 1 April 2011

Slavic media changes newsletter 35

Russian lifestyle and city guide Vybirai is in Volgograd now

Russian magazine Vybirai (Choose) has appeared on April 1 in Volgograd city. The magazine comes out already in 29 cities in Russia and Kazakhstan.

The city guide is distributed free of charge and covers entertainment, city events, leisure activities, restaurants and cinema, shopping.

The new regional edition is a monthly magazine with 10,000 copies' circulation. FPC advertising costs 15000.00 RUR.

Regional Editor in Volgograd Yana Egorova can be reached at

Magazine Doctor Metro in Russian St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg saw a new magazine Doctor Metro on March 28 on its streets. It is a free magazine dedicated to health issues. It was published with the circulation of 50,000 copies.

48 pages of the first issue of Doctor Metro are dedicated to pregnancy, childbirth and health immune problems in spring season.

The key topics of the magazine are IVF, pregnancy planning and children's health. Journalists, beauticians and specialists provide recommendations on how to protect yourself from vitamins' deficiency and how to improve the immune system after winter months.

The Editor of the publication Julia Nikiforova can be contacted on

The magazine is available in pdf format at

Editorial changes at Polish interiors and architecture magazine Weranda Country

Polish magazine Weranda Country has seen new editors joining the editorial team.
Ewa Czaczkowska has been appointed a deputy editor of the magazine. A newly created position of Executive editor of the magazine has been taken over by Miroslawa Kopoczek.

Czaczkowska has replaced Michalina Kaczmarkiewicz on her position. In the past Ewa Czaczkowska was editor of the magazine Pani Domu, and previously led magazines She and Swiat kobiety.

Ewa can be reached at

Miroslawa Kopoczek was the editorial secretary of the monthly Claudia for the last two years, and prior to that was a deputy editor of Naj and of Shape magazines.

Miroslawa can be contacted on

Weranda Country is a bi-monthly magazine covering countryside houses and mansions, gardens, country home decorations and interiors, with the circulation of 35,000 copies.

Milan Jovanovic is a new Online Editor of Serbian

As Serbian publisher Color Press Grupa has announced, Milan 'Strongman' Jovanovic, one of the most famous Serbian bloggers, became a chief editor at, one of the websites from the online portfolio of Color Press Grupa.

Milan Strongman has written for CKM and Playboy, as well as for B92 in the recent years.

Milan Jovanovic can be reached at is a online edition for a men's magazine with 53,634 unique visitors monthly.

Polish Art & Business with a new Editor-in-Chief

Polish arts magazine has undergone through some changes. It has appeared with a new graphic design and new sections. The magazine's volume has been increased to 240 pages, and the circulation has reached 14,000 copies. The cover price remains however the same: 16.00 PLN.

Boguslawa Deptula, a new Editor-in-Chief of Art & Business, has replaced Katarzyna Wlodarska on her position. Deptula is an art critic and was a journalist of Rzeczpospolita, and also worked at TVP Kultura.

Boguslawa Deptula and the editorial team can be reached at

The monthly Art & Business has been published and distributed since 1989, and covers national arts and the art market. The magazine is aimed at art collectors, artists and art market dealers.