Chief editor of "Vedomosti" was Alexander Dementyev, a former head of the online edition of the RBC, said the editor of media Ksenia Balicka.
"Chief editor of "Vedomosti" was Alexander Dementyev. Before was IT the RBC, then headed the online edition of the RBC, and the last few years working in the Rambler," wrote Bolarka in his Telegram channel.
Five Vice-chief editor of "Vedomosti" away from the newspaper in protest against the appointment of the editor-in-chief Andrew Shmarova, a statement published on the newspaper's website.
Previously, the Board of Directors "Business news media", the publisher "Sheets", recommended the appointment of editor-in-chief Shmarova, which is opposed by the collective of the edition.
Deputy Minister of the Russian Federation Alexey Volin, commenting on the conflict in the newspaper "Vedomosti", stated that the situation where the owner of the publication shall appoint the editor, and the staff does not accept it, should result in immediate dismissal of dissenting journalists who do not comply with the instructions of the manual.
If between the chief editor and its journalists is a conflict, this conflict, according to Volin, there are two solutions. The first editor - in-chief, who is the employer, "expel from work those employees who refuse to obey him and enter with him into conflict." Second – if the editor is not the owner of the newspaper, the owner of the publication "may dismiss editor-in-chief and appoint someone who will not conflict with people".
The sale of "Statements" is closed, the buyer is JSC "SUPPORT", reported Friday RIA Novosti, the publisher Gleb Prozorov.
On the eve on the website of the "Vedomosti" reported that the JSC "SUPPORT" is controlled by the founder of the "FederalPress" Ivan Eremin and publisher of the newspaper "Version" Konstantin Zyatkov, information was given with reference to the interlocutors.