Yulia Leonidovna Latynina
(; born June 16, 1966 in Moscow
) is a Russian journalist, writer and radio host. She works at the radio station Echo of Moscow
. She also writes for Novaya Gazeta
and The Moscow Times
Writer, journalist and radio host
Yulia Latynina has authored twenty fiction books, including science fiction
She has worked for Russian newspapers Izvestia
(1997—98), "Top Secret"
(editor-in-chief Artyom Borovik
), Novaya Gazeta
(since 2001), Kommersant
(since 2006), and others.
She worked for several Russian TV Channels "V drugoe vremya" (First Channel ORT 2001-02), "Est' Mneniye" (TV Tsentr 2002-3) and "Nedelya" (REN TV 2003-4).
She received an investigative journalism award by Corriere della Sera
dedicated to Maria Grazia Cutuli
, an Italian journalist who was killed in Afghanistan.
She is a host of the program "Access Code"
at radio station Echo of Moscow
since 2003. On December 8, 2008 she was awarded the Freedom Defenders Award
by the United States Department of State
. Echo of Moscow
9 December 2008
Yulia Latynina is known for her sharp and polemic
statements. She claimed that Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi
, French President Jacques Chirac
, Chancellor of Germany Gerhard Schröder
, and U.S. President George W. Bush
have all been successfully "recruited" by Vladimir Putin
to serve his political... Read More