Russian publisher fires executives over magazine insults to Putin

A Russian oligarch has fired the senior management at a leading publisher, Kommersant, after its weekly news magazine insulted Vladimir Putin. The general director of the publisher’s holding company, Andrei Galiyev, was fired along with Maxim Kovalsky, the editor-in-chief of the magazine, Kommersant Vlast. And the general director of the Kommersant publishing house, Demyan Kudryavtsev, […]