Russian journalist and author
Mikhail Zygar is a Russian journalist, writer and filmmaker, and the founding editor-in-chief of the Russian independent news TV-channel, Dozhd (2010 – 2015). Prior to Dozhd, Zygar worked for Newsweek Russia and the business daily Kommersant, where he covered the conflicts in Palestine, Lebanon, Iraq, Serbia, and Kosovo. Mikhail is co-author of the book Gazprom: Russia’s New Weapon, which explores Russia’s recent history through the currency of gas. His recent book All the Kremlin’s Men is based on an unprecedented series of interviews with Vladimir Putin’s inner circle, presenting a radically different view of power and politics in Russia.
Mikhail is the founder of Project1917. Free History, an online project that enables participants to learn about the events of 1917 from those who lived during this defining moment of history.
Integrity 20’17 Appearances
THU 19 OCT
100 YEARS IN RUSSIA
From the Revolution to the court of Vladimir Putin
FRI 20 OCT
THE CASE FOR OPTIMISM
A call to action for a just, peaceful and prosperous world