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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

New Editor at Paper

Nezavisimaya Gazeta owner Konstantin Remchukov on Tuesday was to take over as the newspaper's general director and editor, Interfax reported.

Remchukov was to assume the positions previously held by Rustem Narzikulov and Tatyana Koshkaryova, respectively. In a statement released Monday, Remchukov said the "tasks placed before the leadership of the newspaper 1 1/2 years ago ... have been successfully fulfilled," Interfax reported.