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On the congress of journalists in Moscow will arrive about thousand employees of mass-media

About thousand employees of mass-media it was accredited on 26 - j the World congress of the international federation of journalists (IFJ) which will pass for the first time in Moscow from May, 27th till June, 1st. The chairman of the Union of journalists of Russia has informed on it to journalists on Tuesday Vsevolod Bogdanov.

" During the congress participants will mention a wide spectrum of problems, separate discussion concerning freedom of mass-media is organised, and also directing bodies of the International federation of journalists " will be chosen; - Bogdanov has told.

As he said, B4 delegates of congress the speaker of the Federation Council Sergey Mironov, the former president of the USSR Michael Gorbachev, the chairman Trading - industrial chamber of Russia Evgenie Primakov, and also the high-ranking heads of UNESCO, OSCE and other international organisations will act.

the International federation of journalists based in 1926, unites about 500 thousand representatives of this trade from 150 countries of the world. 4 rendering of the humanitarian help to journalists IFJ has founded special International insurance fund. Organisation strategy is defined by its congress which time in three years gathers. Last such session has taken place in Athenes in May, 2004. The staff - apartment IFJ is in Bruxelles.