Evgeny Lebedev

Evgeny Lebedev is chairman of Independent Print Limited and Evening Standard Limited.

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The new-look Independent print edition: A champion of free expression

Long before my family became involved in publishing, we had a deep respect for The Independent and the tradition of British journalism it belongs to. This dates back to the 1980s, when my father was working as an economic analyst for the Soviet intelligence service. He read it because he wanted information he could trust.

Will bullfighting survive in modern Spain?

Bullfighting and Spain have been synonymous for centuries. But with attendances severely down and one region voting for a ban, this is a sport in crisis. Evgeny Lebedev reports