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Kamil Galeev

Former Galina Starovoitova Fellow on Human Rights and Conflict Resolution


September 15, 2021 — December 15, 2021

Professional affiliation

Independent Researcher and Journalist

Wilson Center Projects

"Nationalizing Russia: The Language and Cultural Policies Toward Ethnic Minorities During the Putin Era"

Full Biography

Kamil Galeev is an independent researcher and a journalist residing in Moscow. His main focus of interest is the identity politics in post-Soviet Russia, the ethnification of Russian nationalism and the crackdown on the ethnic republics. Galeev completed a Master’s in Economics and Management at Peking University China and then an MLitt in History at St Andrews, the UK. He is an activist of political opposition, briefly incarcerated for participation in the 2020 protests.