Российская оппозиция: Беседа с Владимиром Кара-Мурзой

February 19th, 2022 · 34 mins 19 secs

About this Episode

В этом выпуске Лера и Миша берут интервью у известного российского оппозиционного политика, историка, и публициста Владимира Кара-Мурзы. Они обсуждают перспективы российской оппозиции на ближайшие годы, состояние гражданского общества в России, положение оппозиционной прессы в России, преследование про-демократических активистов и постепенную, но плавную смену риторики президента Путина в отношении демократии и сменяемости власти в Российской Федерации. Мы искренне надеемся что вам понравится! Желаем приятного прослушивания!


(Image source: IRI. Kara-Murza accepting the Freedom Award on behalf of Boris Nemtsov from Senator John McCain, Nov 2015 https://www.iri.org/news/iri-honors-heroes-of-democracy-at-2015-freedom-award/)
Vladimir Vladimirovich Kara-Murza (Russian: Влади́мир Влади́мирович Кара́-Мурза́, born 7 September 1981) is a Russian opposition politician and Boris Nemtsov’s protégé. He serves as vice-chairman of Open Russia, a NGO founded by Russian businessman and former oligarch Mikhail Khodorkovsky, which promotes civil society and democracy in Russia. He was elected to the Coordinating Council of the Russian Opposition in 2012, and served as deputy leader of the People's Freedom Party from 2015 to 2016. He is the author of two documentaries, They Chose Freedom and Nemtsov. As of 2021 he acts as Senior Fellow to the Raoul Wallenberg Centre for Human Rights. He was awarded the Civil Courage Prize in 2018.

For the English version of his interview please see here: https://www.slavxradio.com/kara-murza

PRODUCER'S NOTE: This episode was recorded on February 9th, 2022 at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin.

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