Professor Bill Bowring’s guest this week to answer his 25 questions is Tanya Lokshina. Tanya Lokshina is associate director for Human Rights Watch’s Europe and Central Asia division and is based in Moscow. Tanya is a prominent human rights activist in Russia who formerly worked at Demos and the Moscow Helsinki Group. She joined Human Rights Watch in 2008 and has since authored numerous major reports on human rights in Russia, including on abuses in the North Caucasus, the 2008 armed conflict in Georgia, the ongoing crackdown on critics of the government, the situation in Belarus and violations of international humanitarian law during the armed conflicts in eastern Ukraine and Nagorno-Karabakh. Tanya Lokshina was awarded the 2006 Andrei Sakharov Award, “Journalism as an Act of Conscience.” This video is also available on our YouTube channel.