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Lyubov Sobol

George F. Kennan Scholar


February 6, 2024 — May 6, 2024

Wilson Center Projects

“Exploring the Perspectives of Residents in Russia’s North Caucasian Republics on the Notion of Secession from the Russian Federation”

Full Biography

Lyubov Sobol is a Russian political and public figure. She consistently advocates for the democratization of Russia and opposes Putin's policies. She conducted journalistic investigations into corruption in Russia while serving as a lawyer for Alexei Navalny's Anti-Corruption Foundation. Currently, she leads anti-propaganda projects on YouTube, attracting hundreds of thousands of viewers. In 2023, Sobol was a Senior Fellow with the Center for European Policy Analysis (CEPA).