Here is a short video news story that appeared about him on the local TV station where he lives about an hour outside Moscow.
Founding editor of op-ed page at Izvestia daily. Founded regional press syndicate for RIA Novosti news agency. His columns appeared in leading Russian and foreign newspapers ranging from Izvestia, Vedomosti and Komsomolskay Pravda to the Financial Times, Independent, International Herald Tribune, Die Welt and Die Zeit. For nearly 15 years was a guest media watcher for the Moscow Times.
Native of Florence, Italy, he maintains a popular blog (in Italian), called Fractions of Reality, which seeks to present interesting information about Russia and Ukraine not widely available in the mainstream Italian media. He lives in Milan. Contact Federico at: Federico (dot) Pieraccini (at) gmail (dot) com