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This page will be useful for the journalists planning to cover the solemn celebration of the 75th Anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War in Moscow.


Accreditation

The Organizing Committee recommends that all the journalists arriving in Moscow to publicize the 75th Anniversary of the Victory obtain accreditation with the Committee. Accreditation is mandatory for media representatives wishing to take part in the coverage of main events of the celebration and to work as part of media pools.

Representatives of foreign media planning to visit Russia to cover festive events will receive visa support. For this, please fill in the corresponding column in the accreditation form.

Information on accreditation terms and procedure will be published in March 2020. 

Journalists who have passed the appropriate online accreditation procedure will be able to obtain accreditation badges at the Accreditation Center (7, Mokhovaya St.), which will operate from May 05 to May 10, 2020.

 

International Press Center

The International Press Center (IPC) will be opened for journalists covering the 75th Anniversary of the Victory events in Moscow. The IPC will be located in the Manege Central Exhibition Hall  (1, Manezhnaya Sq.), and will be open from May 07 to May 10, 2020. The IPC will be located within walking distance from the Accreditation Center.

Accreditation badge will be mandatory for IPC access.

The IPC will have everything for comfortable work and rest of the journalists, including WiFi, printers, copiers, high-speed Internet access lines, and free meals. Some workplaces will be provided with computers and phones with free long-distance and international line access.

The IPC will be equipped with tele- and radio booths, that can be reserved through the host broadcaster company VGTRK. More details will be available later.

Important notice for TV reporters!    Due to safety-critical requirements, deployment of television crews on roofs and balconies of the hotels in Moscow must be negotiated with the Organizing Committee in advance. Applications for TV crew locations approval are accepted at: presstv@may9.ru.

 

Logistics

For journalists arriving to cover the 75th Anniversary of the Victory, the Organizing Committee recommends the hotels Crowne Plaza Moscow World Trade Center (12, Krasnopresnenskaya Emb, Moscow) and Azimut hotel Smolenskaya (8, Smolenskaya St., Moscow), which will be included in a shuttle transport scheme for accredited media for the duration of festive events. The Shuttle schedule and route will be published in April 2020.

Besides, the accredited journalists will be able to obtain free tickets for Aeroexpress trains (max 2 trips), as well as for the Moscow Metro and city public ground transport.

Important notice for foreign media!    It is recommended for foreign journalists to obtain CARNET ATA for temporary import of professional photo and video equipment. This document implies duty-free simplified customs procedure.  

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