VLADIMIR KARA-MURZA JR. is the Washington bureau chief of RTVi television network. He was previously a correspondent for the newspapers Novye Izvestia and Kommersant and editor in chief of the Russian Investment Review. He was a candidate for the Russian parliament in the 2003 elections, and from 2007 to 2008 served as campaign chairman for presidential candidate Vladimir Bukovsky. He is a member of the federal council of the democratic opposition movement Solidarity. Kara-Murza has published opinion pieces in leading news publications, including the Wall Street Journal and Financial Times, and was a contributor to Russia’s Choices: The Duma Elections and After and Russian Liberalism: Ideas and People. Kara-Murza holds an MA in history from the University of Cambridge.
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