Rights in Russia interview – with Nadezhda Azhgikhina, executive director of the Moscow PEN Centre

Mary Page talks with journalist and critic Nadezhda Azhgikhina who is executive director of the Moscow PEN Centre. Nadezhda previously served two terms as vice-president of the European Federation of Journalists, and before that for many years was a secretary of the Union of Journalists of Russia. Nadezhda’s career as a journalist began at Komsomolskaya pravda, where she worked during the 1980s – the years of perestroika and glasnost – before moving to Ogonek and later to Nezavisimaya gazeta. The video can be viewed on YouTube and below.

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