Valeriya Novodvorskaya

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Birthday
17, 1950
Birthplace
Belarus
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
17, 1950 (age 69)
Birthplace
Belarus

About

Founder and Chairwoman of the Democratic Union party. She is also a member of the editorial board of the New York Times.

Before Fame

She was jailed by the Soviets in 1969 for handing out pamphlets criticizing the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia.

Trivia

She received the Starovoytova award for "contribution to the defense of human rights and strengthening democracy in Russia."

Family Life

She has spoken openly about her celibacy and asexuality.

Associated With

She has been outspoken in her criticisms of Russian President Vladimir Putin.