Famous Russian Lawyers

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Alexei Navalny
(Russian Opposition Leader, Lawyer, and Anti-Corruption Activist)
Alexei Navalny
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Birthdate: June 4, 1976
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Butyn', Russia

Described by The Wall Street Journal as the man Vladimir Putin fears most, Alexei Navalny is widely regarded as Russia's opposition leader. He is famous for his accusations of corruption in Russia and Putin's government. In 2011, he created the Anti-Corruption Foundation, which was dissolved in 2020. In August 2020, there was an attempt to assassinate him, when he was poisoned during a flight from Tomsk to Moscow.

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Alexander Kerensky
(Minister-President of the Russian Republic (September 1917 - November 1917))
Alexander Kerensky
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Birthdate: May 4, 1881
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ulyanovsk, Russia
Died: June 11, 1970

Alexander Kerensky was a Russian revolutionary and lawyer who played a major role in the Russian Revolution of 1917. Alexander Kerensky is often portrayed in films and TV series. In the 1971 epic historical drama film Nicholas and Alexandra, he was played by John McEnery. In the 2019 series The Last Czars, he was portrayed by Kestutis Cicenas.

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Sergei Magnitsky
(Tax advisor)
Sergei Magnitsky
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Birthdate: April 8, 1972
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Odessa, Ukraine
Died: November 16, 2009
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Vladimir Zhirinovsky
(Member of the State Duma since 1993)
Vladimir Zhirinovsky
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Birthdate: April 25, 1946
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Almaty, Kazakhstan
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Vladimir Kryuchkov
(Soviet Lawyer, Diplomat, and 7th Chairman of the Committee for State Security (KGB) (1988 - 1991))
Vladimir Kryuchkov
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Birthdate: February 29, 1924
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Volgograd, Russia
Died: November 23, 2007

Soviet lawyer, diplomat, and KGB chief Vladimir Kryuchkov is best remembered for his involvement in the 1991 coup against Mikhail Gorbachev. Born to working-class Stalin-supporting parents, he initially worked with the Communist Youth League. He misinterpreted the Able Archer 83 conflict simulation as the beginning of a nuclear attack.

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Lyubov Sobol
(Russian Political Leader and Lawyer)
Lyubov Sobol
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Birthdate: September 13, 1987
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Moscow Oblast, Russia

Lyubov Sobol is a Russian public and political figure. An influential personality, Sobol serves as a lawyer of a nonprofit organization called the Anti-Corruption Foundation. In 2019, BBC included her in the leadership category of its list of 100 inspiring and influential women from around the world.

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Igor Shuvalov
(Jurist, Politician, Lawyer)
Igor Shuvalov
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Birthdate: January 4, 1967
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bilibino
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Nathalie Sarraute
(Writer, Lawyer)
Nathalie Sarraute
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Birthdate: July 18, 1900
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ivanovo, Russia
Died: October 19, 1999
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Boris Stürmer
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Birthdate: July 27, 1848
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Tver Governorate, Russia
Died: September 2, 1917

A qualified lawyer, Boris Stürmer had served as the prime minister of Russia. It is largely believed that he had attained the position of the prime minister solely due to his closeness to Alexandra and Rasputin, whom Tsar Nicholas II had entrusted with the administration while he was at war.

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Friedrich Martens
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Birthdate: August 27, 1845
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Pärnu, Estonia
Died: June 19, 1909
Pyotr Nikolayevich Durnovo
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Birthdate: 1845 AD
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: September 24, 1915
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Ernest Ametistov
(Jurist)
Ernest Ametistov
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Birthdate: May 17, 1934
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: September 7, 1998