In this edition of Wilson Center NOW we speak with Sergey Parkhomenko, Kennan Institute expert as well as a journalist, publisher, and founder of several projects aimed at developing civic activism and promoting liberal values in Russia. He discusses Posledny Adres (Last Address), a civil campaign dedicated to creating a collective memorial to the victims of political repression in the Soviet Union and Russia. 

 Guest

Sergey Parkhomenko is a Russian journalist, publisher, and founder of several projects aimed at developing civic activism and promoting liberal values in Russia. He founded and was first editor-in-chief (1995-2001) of Itogi (Results), Russia's first current affairs weekly, published in cooperation with Newsweek; was editor-in-chief  of several publishing houses producing translated fiction and  non-fiction literature; and was editor-in-chief of Vokrug Sveta (Around the World), Russia's oldest monthly magazine. Since August 2003, Parkhomenko has been presenting Sut' Sobytyi (Crux of the Matter) on Radio Echo of Moscow, a weekly program making sense of the events of the past week.  He served as a Visiting Scholar at the Europe Center of the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies at Stanford University from March - June 2017, and as a Public Policy fellow at the Wilson Center's Kennan Institute from September 2016 - February 2017. 

 Moderator

John Milewski is the executive producer and managing editor of Wilson Center NOW and also serves as director of Wilson Center ON DEMAND digital programming.