Dmitri Linter

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Dmitri Linter (Russian: Дмитрий Серге́евич Линтер) (born November 22, 1973) is Russian civil servant.[1] He is also a pro-Kremlin political activist, who is worked as vice deputy of the Coordination Centre "Novorossiya" on human rights and humanitarian activities.[2] He was one of leaders of the Nochnoy Dozor advocacy group that opposed the relocation of the Bronze Soldier of Tallinn memorial in 2007. In March 2014 he call for the formation of groups of volunteers to "correct holiday in the Crimea."[3][4] In October 2014 Dmitry Linter act as counselor and project manager (using contact phone +79152378740) during visit to Riga of Russian Minister of Culture Vladimir Medinsky.[5][6][7][8]

Dmitri Linter in 2009 at the funeral of Arnold Meri


Linter was born on November 22, 1973 in Tallinn, Estonia. Linter's mother is Leonora Linter.

Political career[edit]


On April 27, 2007, Dmitri Linter was arrested on charges of organizing mass riots. His wife, Marina Linter, has asserted the alibi that on the night of April 26 Dmitri Linter was at home "keeping multiple contacts with the press".[13][14] Marina Linter claimed that despite all the pleas of his wife neither Linter's location nor his state of health were revealed.[14] According to representatives of the prosecutor-general's office of Estonia, it was part of an ordinary investigation. The content of the interrogation and the testimony are not made public in such cases in the interests of the investigation.

On November 16, 2007, after 7 months of imprisonment, Dmitri Linter and another leader of the Night Watch, Maxim Reva, were released on bail[15]


On January 5, 2009 Dmitri Linter, charged with organization of riots during Bronze Night, was found not guilty by the District Court of Harjumaa.[16]


  1. ^ Военно-историческое объединение «Front Line» получило грамоты РВИО
  2. ^ Новая Русь – ДМИТРИЙ ЛИНТЕР, заместитель руководителя Центра координации "Новая Русь» по правозащитной и гуманитарной деятельности
  3. ^ * Понедельник 3. Март 2014 12:45 Дмитрий Линтер собирает добровольцев для поездки в Крым
  4. ^ * Понедельник 3. Март 2014 13:41 Линтер: желающих поехать в Крым уже 500 человек
  5. ^ 21. oktobris, 2014, Ģirts Vikmanis, Medinska “izlūk brauciens” (Krievijas Federācijas kultūras ministrs Vladimirs Medinskis)
  6. ^ 22. oktoober 2014 07:40, Mikk Salu, Dmitri Linter on Venemaa kultuuriministri abi
  7. ^ 22. октябрь 2014 07:45,, Дмитрий Линтер стал помощником министра культуры РФ и выступает с докладами в Крыму
  8. ^ 18 октября 2014 года Дмитрий Линтер принимал участие в церемонии открытия в Риге мемориальной доски
  9. ^ Kandidaat nr. 183 – Dmitri Linter
  10. ^ Elections to the European Parliament 2004 – Distribution of mandates
  11. ^ Kandidaat nr. 651 – DMITRI LINTER
  12. ^ Riigikogu valimine 2007, valimisringkonna nr 2 tulemused
  13. ^ Эстонская полиция применяет к задержанным жеские меры. Archived April 30, 2007, at the Wayback Machine. Izvestia May 4, 2007. (in Russian)
  14. ^ a b Супруга лидера "Ночного дозора" Марина Линтер просит помочь в освобождении мужа. Rambler-news May 4, 2007. (in Russian)
  15. ^ Linter and Reva are released from jail. Archived November 17, 2007, at the Wayback Machine. Postimees November 16, 2007.
  16. ^ Postimees January 5, 2009: Pronksöö korraldamises süüdistatavad mõisteti õigeks by Tiiu Põld and Martin Kass

External links[edit]

  • Official charges to Dmitri Linter (in Russian)