Nicolas Miletitch


Nicolas Miletitch was born in 1953 and is a Journalist with the Agence France-Presse (AFP). From 1978 to 1981 he was correspondent in Moscow for the AFP. He was expelled from the USSR because of his relations with the dissidents.

From 1988 to 1994 he was director of the Belgrade office of the AFP. From there he covered the revolution in Romania, the fall of communism in Albania and the wars in Yugoslavia (Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia). He was expelled from Serbia in 1994 by President Slobodan Milosevic.

From 1988 to 2001, he was again director of the AFP in Moscow, covering not only Russia but all the countries of the former USSR. From 2006 to 2010 Central editor of the AFP, and then went back to Moscow from 2010 to 2018 as director of AFP in Moscow. 

Miletitch is author of the book "Trafficking and crimes in the Balkans" (Presses Universitaires de France – 1988), Author of the film "The Secret History of the Goulag Archipelago" (with Jean Crépu in 2008) and author of the film “To the success of our hopeless cause”.