Political Repressions in Russia and Crimes Against Humanity Committed in the Soviet Union

Alexandra Polivanova on political repressions in Russia and the work of Memorial, Russian civil society organization and Nobel Peace Prize winner.

On November 29, the Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE) invited Alexandra Polivanova from the Russian civil rights organization Memorial for a seminar discussion about how the civil society organization Memorial works to shed light on political repressions in Russia and crimes against humanity committed in the Soviet Union.

Her presentation was introduced by Michael Sohlman, former Executive Director of the Nobel foundation, and the seminar was chaired by Jesper Roine, Deputy Director at SITE and Adjunct Professor at Stockholm School of Economics (SSE).

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