Free Media Awards 2014
Maria Eismont - Russia

Maria Eismont (b. 1974), Moscow, writes for the magazine The New Times and is a columnist in the newspaper Vedomosti.

Her main focus is on social issues: she writes about breaches of human rights, about Russia’s legal and prison systems and about adoption.

Maria Eismont was nominated by the movement “Prisoners in Russia” and by Zoia Svetova.