Latest update: 07/03/2012
Sergey Buntman, Deputy Editor, Echo of Moscow radio
Gazprom, the state-controlled Russian gas giant, is moving to take control of the board of Russia’s most famous independent radio station, Echo of Moscow. This comes as many fear tough times ahead for press freedom following the election of Vladimir Putin. Douglas Herbert meets Sergey Buntman, Echo of Moscow deputy editor, who explains why he has no plans to change his editorial stance.