The forum brings together winners of national journalism competitions selected at a meeting of the foundation’s public council.
This year, 442 reporters from various print and electronic media, TV companies and radio stations as well as photo journalists and bloggers from all regions of Russia were awarded.
The Truth and Justice media forum traditionally is a platform not only for discussion, but also for resolving specific regional and municipal problems.
The forum lasts three days and will include work in various areas; special attention will be paid to the Year of the Environment.
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On the same day, the President of Russia will meet with President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko, who will be in Russia on a working visit.
It is expected that the summit talks will cover a number of key issues on the bilateral agenda, the prospects for deepening the integration processes in the Eurasian space, and a range of important current international and regional problems.