Rights in Russia interview – with Dmitri Glinski, Russian-American community organizer, author and analyst of Russian affairs

Mary Page talks with Dmitri Glinski, a nonprofit manager and community organizer in the US for political exiles from Russia and other former Soviet countries and their allies in the Russian-speaking diaspora and beyond. He is also an author and analyst of Russian affairs. He has been a participant in Russia’s democratic movement since 1988 and was a member of the council of the Democratic Russia Movement (1990-92) and a member of the Constitutional Consultative Assembly under President Yeltsin in 1993. He is president and CEO of the Russian-speaking Community Council, Inc., a tax-exempt nonprofit founded in 2011, which is a member organization of The New York Immigration Coalition, and whose US-wide network, American Russian-speaking Association for Civil & Human Rights, is focused more specifically on raising public awareness about Russian political exiles and human rights in Russia. He has authored and co-authored three books, as well as many articles and reports, including ‘The Tragedy of Russia’s Reforms’, with Peter Reddaway (2001), and worked as deputy director of the Institute for Globalization Studies in Moscow, adjunct assistant professor at Columbia University, and director of intercommunal affairs at The Black Institute in New York. He has a Master’s in management from Harvard University extension school, a Master’s in international relations from the School of Advanced International Studies in Washington DC, and a Ph.D. equivalent from the Institute of World Economy and International Relations (IMEMO) of the Russian Academy of Sciences. The video can be seen on YouTube or below.

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