Eric Hoesli
Editorial Director of the Swiss media group Edipresse.

Previous positions: political journalist for the major Swiss media: L'Hebdo magazine, Le Nouveau Quotidien, Le Temps, 24heures and La Tribune de Genиve (since 1984); Chief Editor of L'Hebdo (since 1995); The Founder and the Director & Chief Editor of Le Temps (since 1998); Editorial Director of the Edipresse Group (since 2005); Member of the General Management of Edipresse Switzerland; Member of several Boards of Directors within press and television media, for example the Swiss Telegraphic Agency (ATS).

Selected publications: articles and reports on the USSR, the post-soviet and Russian evolution; book “A la Conquкte du Caucase“ (2006), published in Russian (2008).