Rights in Russia Interview with Juergen Kaehler, Professor of Economics at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg

This month Mary Page talks with Juergen Kaehler, Professor of Economics at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg. From 1991 to 1994 he was employed at the Centre for European Economic Research…

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Rights in Russia Interview with Jens Siegert, journalist and political scientist

This month Mary Page talks with Jens Siegert, a journalist and political scientist who has lived in Moscow since 1993 where he worked initially as a radio correspondent. A German…

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Rights in Russia interview – with Andreas Umland, political scientist and expert on the recent histories of Ukraine and Russia

This month Mary talks with Andreas Umland, a German political scientist who lives in Kyiv and studies recent Russian and Ukrainian history and regime transitions. Andreas is an analyst at…

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Rights in Russia interview – with Konstantin Sonin, economist at the University of Chicago

This month Mary Page talks with Konstantin Sonin, John Dewey Distinguished Service Professor at the Harris School at the University of Chicago. Konstantin Sonin, a Russia-born economist, received his Master…

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Rights in Russia interview – with Tanya Lokshina, associate director at Human Rights Watch

This month Mary Page talks with Tanya Lokshina, associate director for Human Rights Watch’s Europe and Central Asia division. Formerly based in Moscow, she left Russia in spring 2022, following…

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Rights in Russia interview – with Bill Bowring, Russia expert, teacher of human rights and international law and practising barrister

This month Mary Page talks with Professor Bill Bowring who teaches human rights and international law at Birkbeck College, University of London. Bill Bowring first visited Russia in 1983, and…

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Rights in Russia Interview – with Ed Rekosh: “Russian human rights civil society had as much effect on US human rights civil society as vice versa”

This month Mary Page talks with Ed Rekosh, a US academic and innovative leader in the global human rights community. Ed Rekosh has been a member of the adjunct faculty…

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Rights in Russia interview – with Sergei Nikitin, head of Amnesty International’s Moscow office from 2003 to 2017

This month Mary Page talks with Sergei Nikitin, head of Amnesty International’s representative office in Russia from 2003 until 2017. Originally from Gatchina near St. Petersburg, Sergei Nikitin studied the…

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Rights in Russia interview – with Nataliya Sekretareva, head of the legal team at Memorial Human Rights Defence Centre

Mary Page talks with Nataliya Sekretareva, a Russian human rights lawyer who works as head of the legal team at the Memorial Human Rights Defence Centre. Before that, Nataliya worked…

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Rights in Russia interview – with Anton Burkov on the Russian legal system and lawyering in Russia

Mary Page talks with Dr Anton Burkov, a native of Ekaterinburg where for many years he worked with the human rights NGO Sutyazhnik. In 2001 he received the FEMIDA award…

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