About us

Inside Russia and Eurasia is the website of the European Press Agency (directors and editors Nina Bachkatov and Andrew Wilson). The agency was established in 1991 and the website, originally entitled Inside Russia and the FSU, in 1993. Both are totally independent of any political party or commercial interest. Inside Russia and Eurasia offers a prompt and unbiased analysis of events of special interest occurring within, or directly concerning, Russia and countries of the former Soviet Union.

Nina Bachkatov is former correspondent in Moscow of the Belgian newspaper Le Soir. She holds a Ph.D. in political science and is visiting professor at the University of Liège. Andrew Wilson holds a Ph.D. in military history and was formerly Moscow correspondent of the prominent British newspaper The Observer.

The European Press Agency has offices at kv 46, 12 Bolshaya Spasskaya, Moscow, and at 109 rue Franklin, B-1000 Bruxelles. Its directors and editors can be reached by e-mail at editors@russia-eurasia.net. All rights reserved.

Texts are © European Press Agency, Brussels, Moscow, 2016.

Thanks to A. Savin for the photograph.