Maria Gaidar

Maria Gaidar, Founder of Democratic Alternatives (DA!)
The Authorities, Society, and Opposition in Russia – a biased observation from an Insider

Maria Gaidar is a political activist from Russia who has challenged the Putin regime on its violations of electoral freedom.  She is the daughter of the former Russian Prime Minister Yegor Gaidar, who launched economic reforms in Russia in the 1990's.  Ms. Gaidar is the founder of the youth political organization "Democratic Alternative" (DA!) which fights against civil rights abuses, corruption in universities, police brutality, mistreatment of draftees in the army, and intolerance and xenophobia.

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