Ilya Yashin

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Birthday
29, 1983
Birthplace
Moscow, Russia
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
29, 1983 (age 36)
Birthplace
Moscow, Russia

About

Russian political activist and prominent opposition politician known for being an outspoken critic of Vladimir Putin and the Kremlin. He helped found the Solidarnost movement.

Before Fame

He attended National Research University and was a leader in the Yabloko Party from 2000 to 2008.

Trivia

In 2016, he published a report that was heavily critical of Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov and Putin's decision to support him.

Family Life

He grew up in Moscow, Russia.

Associated With

He was close to Boris Nemtsov, who was killed in early 2015 while working on a report called Putin. War. After Nemtsov's death, Yashin helped ensure that the report was published.