Journalist Marina Akhmedova has been appointed editor-in-chief of the Regnum news agency. This decision was made by the owner of the publication. it should from a message posted on Monday, November 7 on the agency’s website.
Akhmedova worked as a special correspondent for the reporting department of the Russian Reporter magazine. She later became deputy editor-in-chief of the publication after its relaunch in 2017. In addition, during her career she worked in the magazine “Expert”. There she served as a special correspondent for the special reporting department.
Since November 16, 2020, she has been a member of the Human Rights Council under the President of Russia. In 2014-15, the journalist covered the armed conflict in Donbass. She was also a columnist for the Ukraina.ru website.
In early November, the news agency Regnum announced the suspension of its work. This was stated by the then editor-in-chief Modest Kolerov. This decision was made in connection with the change of leadership in the company that manages the agency. Then Kolerov was released from his powers, and in place of the acting editor-in-chief appointed Alexander Grigoriev.
Previously, the publication’s website was temporarily unavailable, now it is working again. Kolerov co-founded Regnum with publisher Boris Sorkin in 2002.