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Russian Politics and the Strategy of Russian Opposition

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 4:30pm to 6:00pm

Olin Hall, 255

Leonid Volkov, chief of staff for Alexey Navalny, the leader of Russian opposition, re ects on the current political situation in Russia and its development.

Leonid Volkov is a Russian politician of the Russia’s Future Party. Leonid was campaign manager and chief of staff for Alexei Navalny’s 2013 mayoral campaign for Moscow, as well as Alexei Navalny’s attempt to get registered for the 2018 presidential election. Currently, Leonid oversees all regional political operations of the Russia’s Future Party over Russia’s 11 time zones. He is a former deputy of the Yekaterinburg City Duma and the head of the central election committee of the Russian Opposition Coordination Council.

Leonid has over 20 years of experience as an IT professional, running and consulting several of Russia’s largest software rms. Together with Fyodor Krasheninnikov he published three editions of “The Cloud Democracy”, a book on how modern technology could re-shape and re-de ne democracy and elections. Leonid is also founder of the Internet Protection Society, a NGO focused on internet freedom and digital rights in Russia.

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Leonid Volkov

Speaker Affiliation

Russia Future Party; Yale University

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the public

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