Mikhail Zygar is the former editor in chief of Russia’s only independent TV station, which faced unrelenting attacks from the Kremlin resulting in its ultimate removal from the country’s TV frequencies. He also covered conflicts in Palestine, Lebanon, Iraq, Serbia and Kosovo and co-authored the book Gazprom: Russia’s New Weapon. Join Mikhail in conversation with Monica Attard for an insightful and highly relevant discussion with Mikhail unpacking a radically different view of power and politics in Russia. In partnership with Coleman Greig Lawyers.  

A light lunch will be served from 12.30pm, ahead of the 1pm start time. Once you have purchased your ticket to this event, please click here to send through your dietary requirements. 

Supported by the City of Parramatta. 

Monica Attard (Australian)

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Monica Attard has been a journalist for more than 30 years, working much of that time at the ABC where she was a foreign correspondent, reporter and program host. Monica has hosted most of the ABC’s prime time current affairs programs, including PM, The World Today and Media Watch. She is the recipient of five Walkley Awards for excellence in journalism, an Order of Australia, and an Arts/Law degree. Monica is also the author of a bestselling book on the collapse of Soviet communism, called Russia: Which Way Paradise?. Monica is now Head of Journalism at UTS in Sydney.