The Russian desk of daily newspaper Postimees will be run by Sergei Metlev, taking over from outgoing Olesja Lagašina.
Marti Aavik, executive publisher and editor-in-chief of Postimees, said that the paper wants the readers of Postimees' Russian-language portals and print edition to have the same honest and Western journalistic picture as its Estonian readers.
Metlev has worked as a board member of the Estonian Institute of Historical Memory, teacher, national education and integration projects' coordinator and head of a youth organization.
The newspapers' Russian desk is in charge of publishing its Russian-language news portals, Ukraine portal and a Russian media development project commissioned by the government.
Editor: Marcus Turovski