Yevgeny Kiselyov

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  • Name: Eugene Kiselev ( Kiselev Eugeniy )
  • Date of birth: 15 June 1956
  • Age: 60 years
  • Place of birth: Moscow
  • Height: 185
  • Activities: journalist, broadcaster
  • Marital status: married

    Yevgeny Kiselyov: biography

    Yevgeny Kiselyov, a Soviet, Russian and Ukrainian journalist and TV presenter. He was one of the founders of NTV, and also directed the TV channels «TV-6 Moscow, TVs and the newspaper «Moscow news». The last few years, the presenter worked with the Ukrainian channel «inter», which led the program «Big politics» and «Black mirror».

    He was born in Moscow into the family of renowned engineer, a Metallurgist, winner of the Stalin prize Alexei Kiselyov. Eugene had a great student in school with profound studying of English language. His interests in science were so scattered that he could not choose one direction. The boy is equally attracted to the geography, history, foreign languages, literature, economy and politics.

    Realizing that his son is interested in after all, the Humanities, the father offered him in parallel with the senior exercise classes at the «School of the young orientalist» at MSU. This club has so captured Kiselyov that he after school he entered the historical-philological faculty of the Institute of countries of Asia and Africa at Moscow state University, graduating with honors.

    In Asian countries he visited during the study, when interned in Iran. And after graduation was called to active duty and deployed to Afghanistan as a translator in the Group of Soviet military advisers. After the army Yevgeny Kiselyov became a teacher of Persian language at the Higher school of the KGB and led lectures until 1984.

    Then he became interested in journalism, and he plunged into the world of TV. Although a few times Eugene A. turned to other media. So, he ran a radio political program of «Debriefing» and «Power with Yevgeny Kiselyov», as well as historical-educational program «everything.» In addition, in 2003, Kiselyov was invited to the newspaper «Moscow news» and for two years he was editor of this publication.


    On television Evgeny Kiselev was in 1984. But first, he was not leading. Its first duty was the editing of texts intended for broadcasting in the Middle East.

    In the chair of a leading man came with the beginning of Perestroika. At first he was the protagonist of the program «90 minutes», and after the collapse of the Soviet Union became speaker of the news program «Time» and «News». In 1992, Eugene was organized by information-analytical program «Itogi», which brought him wide popularity.

    Greater popularity brought the journalist his own documentary films about famous personalities of the world e.g., Boris Yeltsin, Margaret Thatcher, Yuri Andropov, Augusto Pinochet, Stalin and many others. Just today it was released more than 30 of these paintings.

    When NTV started the change of leadership, many employees left the channel in protest. One of them was Kiselev. He moved to Kiev and began to lead the center channel «inter» socio-political show «Big politics with Yevgeny Kiselyov». Then he was replaced by Oleg Panuta Sunday in the program «Details weeks» and managed with not a very rating program to make one of the most popular political TV shows. In the end, instead of the initial 30 minutes, the program began airing more than a half hour.

    In March 2014, the broadcaster creates the author’s political talk show «Black mirror» on channel «inter», which in Ukraine is most visible weekly transfer of this orientation. Interestingly, Yevgeny Kiselyov, who constantly emphasizes their oppozitsionerskie political views against the government of Russia has repeatedly arisen because of his name a misunderstanding. The fact that he has a famous namesake Dmitry Kiselev, also presenter of political programs, only with a completely opposite opinion.

    Evgeni led the «Black mirror» for more than two years. In the latest issue of April 15, 2016, he announced his resignation as planning to create a brand new project that requires full journalistic independence.

    Personal life

    In September 1973 Yevgeny Kiselyov married his former classmate Marina Shakhova. She is also a journalist, known as a leading under the pseudonym Masha Shakhova educational programs «Gardeners», for which in 2002 he received the prestigious award «TEFI».

    The couple in 1983 had a son. He never followed the footsteps of their parents, and with his wife founded the fashion brand. By the way, Eugene and Marina already have a little grandson George.

    Yevgeny Kiselyov is a workaholic. He rarely rests, but if this happens, then prefer a leisurely Hiking or watching your favorite sport – tennis. Also presenter is considered a gourmet and connoisseur of various cuisines.


    • 1998 — «Seventeen moments of spring» 25 years later
    • 1998 — a Purely Russian murder
    • 1999 — the World revolution for comrade Stalin
    • 1999 — the great-Grandson of Emperor
    • 2000 — Shine and poverty of Gokhran
    • 2000 — «Spartak» — the game on the field of history
    • 2001 — Formula Pinochet or people’s happiness
    • 2002 — Knight of the Oval office
    • 2003 — Taganka with the Master and without
    • 2011 — Kate and William. Royal wedding


    Yevgeny Kiselyov

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