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Sunday, 30 September 2012

Eastern European media changes newsletter 75

Online Kommersant Moldova with a new editor-in-chief

Kommersant Moldova has appointed Vladimir Solovyov,  a former political journalist at Russian daily business and economics newspaper Kommersant, as its editor-in-chief. was launched in 2010 and covers business, economics and political news. Vladimir Solovyov and the editorial team can be reached at

Moscow News without editor-in-chief
Tim Wall resigned as editor-in-chief of The Moscow News newspaper on September 24. He has held this position for the last 4 years. The Moscow News is a Russia's English-language publication run by Russian News & Information Agency RIA Novosti. The newspaper appears 2 times a week on Tuesdays and Fridays with 52,000 copies' circulation. Wall's replacement is to be announced due course.

Watches' magazine Revolution comes to Ukraine

Ukrainian publisher Burda-Ukraina has launched a quarterly luxury magazine Revolution dedicated to watches with 5,000 circulation. The editor-in-chief is Denis Peshkov, who has also been the editor-in-chief of Russian edition of Revolution magazine since October 2007 ( The advertising FPC in Revolution costs 40000.00 UAH.

A new music business magazine in Poland

Polish publisher Iron Media has launched a music business magazine Rynek Muzyczny with 5,000 circulation ( The magazine will appear monthly with their plans to reach 10,000 circulation shortly. The editorial team is managed by the editor-in-chief Pawel Boron (

Czech publisher Stratosfera stops publishing FHM magazine

Czech publisher Stratosfera announces that the October issue of FHM magazine will be the last one of the magazine. Monthly FHM has been issued in the Czech Republic since 2008 ( The readers are advised to use the online men's interest website, with the monthly traffic over 50,000 unique visitors.

Another regional edition of a shopping guide in Russia
 Russian monthly Shopping Guide.Ya pokupayu has been launched in Naberezhnye Chelny with 5,000 circulation. The magazine covers lifestyle, fashion, beauty and home decoration and interior design. The FPC advertising is 35000.00 RUR. The magazine is managed by its editorial director Natalia Kuvshinova (

Ukrainian Vogue magazine consolidates its editorial team
 Ukrainian publisher UMH group has announced about the editorial changes of a to be published in 2013 Vogue magazine. Masha Tsukanova has been appointed the editor-in-chief of Ukrainian Vogue, and Philipp Vlasov joining as a fashion director ( Apparently Julia Pelipas will be their junior fashion editor.

Saturday, 1 September 2012

Eastern European media changes newsletter 74

 Beauty magazine Allure comes to Russia

 CondeNast Russia has launched Russian edition of a beauty magazine Allure with 180,000 circulation. The editorial team is led by Ksenia Vagner and can be contacted on The magazine can be found on Facebook: and Twitter: 

Changes at Czech business magazine Profit

Czech economics and financial magazine Profit has become a bi-weekly supplement to E15 newspaper and is published now by Mlada Fronta. It is available now at Profit has been published in Czech Republic since 1990. The editor-in-chief is Martin Zika, who can be reached at

Russian women's magazine Mini with a new editor

Ekaterina Travinskaya ( has moved from Joy to edit Russian women's magazine Mini.  It is a glossy magazine for young women 25-35 years of age and covers lifestyle and showbiz, stylish clothes, fashion and beauty, relations and a successful career. It appears monthly since 2002 and is published by Hubert Burda Media Russia.

 Olga Lopteva has become a new editor-in-chief of Russian Joy

 Olga Lopteva leads the editorial team of Joy magazine published by Hubert Burda Media Russia. She can be contacted on Joy is a monthly glossy women's magazine about lifestyle and fashion trends, covering celebrities, beauty and fashion. Olga Lopteva has been working at the publishing house Burda since June 2007. Until February 2012 Olga was the executive editor of the magazine Joy, then became the deputy editor at the title. She graduated from the Moscow State Printing University with the specialty Publishing and Editing:

Quarterly glossy lifestyle magazine Muslim Magazine launched in Russia

Muslim magazine is a Russian fashion and lifestyle magazine for modern Muslims, covering travel, entertainment and arts. Includes original collections and current trends, news from the world of film and literature, food experience and the most beautiful places on the planet. The director Islam Amerkhanov and editorial team can be contacted on

Latvian publisher Rīgas Viļņi launched OK! magazine

OK! magazine appears now weekly in Latvia and targets modern women with celebrities' interviews and life stories, covering beauty and fitness, fashion, health, diet and the latest gossip. The magazine is published with 20,000 copies' circulation. Zita Ramma is the editor-in-chief at the title and can be reached at or Twitter: @ZitaRamma.