Standing Up for Freedom in Russia Vladimir Kara-Murza

2019 Oslo Freedom Forum in Taiwan
November 10, 2018

Vladimir Kara-Murza, Russian democracy activist and coordinator of Open Russia, grew up in a family with a long-standing history of political dissent in the Soviet Union. At OFF in Taiwan, Kara-Murza justified his notion that Russians are ready for democracy, despite twenty years of Kremlin dictatorship and a recent rise in the number of the nation's political prisoners, amounts reminiscient of the Soviet era.