Mikhail Zygar

General Director, History of the Future Creative Studio.
Mikhail Zygar has authored the bestselling book “All Men of the Kremlin: A Brief History of Modern Russia”, and “The Empire Must Die”.
He is the founder of History of the Future Creative Studio, which invents new genres and ways of storytelling. History of the Future Creative Studio has launched such projects as "Project1917" (the documentary Facebook of 1917, which allowed to monitor within the social network what was happening every day exactly 100 years ago, and "1968.digital" the first documentary series for smart phones, where the action takes place on the screens of mobile phones of people who lived in 1968. From 2010 to 2015, he served as editor-in-chief of Dozhd Independent TV News Channel. Mr. Zygar is a laureate of the CPJ International Press Freedom Award.