Michael Petrophoto: Roman Canasuc / TASS
The news Agency TASS will change the main editor, the new leader will be Michael Petrov. This was reported on the Agency’s website.
He will replace on this post Filimonov, who served as editor-in-chief in 2015. Petrov will take office on August 2.
Petrov previously worked as a Deputy chief editor of TASS. The journalist collaborates with the Agency for 20 years: he was a correspondent in the Kremlin pool, and then headed the editorial Board of government information.
The Director General of TASS Sergey Mikhailov, announced the new appointment, said that Petrov versed in the peculiarities of the drafting processes and understand their features.
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