Lev Schlosberg

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Lev Schlosberg
Born (1963-07-30) 30 July 1963 (age 56)
Political partyYabloko
Lev Schlosberg
Candidate for
Election date
18 September 2016
Member of Pskov Regional Assembly of Deputies

Lev Markovich Schlosberg (Russian: Лев Ма́ркович Шло́сберг; born 30 July 1963, Pskov) is a Russian politician, human rights activist, journalist,[1] chairman of the Pskov regional branch of Yabloko, and a member of its federal political committee.[2][3]


He has gained fame after on 25 August 2014 he made a publication in the newspaper Pskov province, where he spread information about the suspicious deaths of troops of 76th Guards Air Assault Division, Leonid Kichatkin and Alexander Osipov.[4]

From December 2011 to 24 September 2015 he was a member of the Pskov Regional Assembly of Deputies, deprived of authority by the court and by vote of fellow deputies. The politician links this fact with his political views.[5][6]

In December 2015 he ran for the post of chairman of the democratic party Yabloko. He was defeated by Emilia Slabunova in the second round.[7]

On 4 July 2016 he was announced as a candidate for federal legislative election from Yabloko.[8]

On 18 September 2016 Yabloko won one seat in the regional assembly of Pskov, and Schlosberg returned to the legislative institution.[9][10]


  1. ^ Meduza
  2. ^ Руководящие органы Псковского регионального отделения
  3. ^ Шлосберг о законе Димы Яковлева: нам предложили подписаться под подлостью
  4. ^ BBC Русская служба
  5. ^ Льва Шлосберга исключили из псковского парламента
  6. ^ "Outspoken Russian Lawmaker Expelled for Truth". Retrieved 2016-09-25.
  7. ^ Yabloko.ru
  8. ^ "Региональные группы партии "ЯБЛОКО" на выборах в Государственную Думу". yabloko.ru. Retrieved 2016-07-30.
  9. ^ "Шлосберга избрали в Псковское областное собрание". Retrieved 2016-09-25.
  10. ^ Kara-Murza, Vladimir (21 September 2016). "Russia's 2016 Election: Despair, Apathy—and Hope?". World Affairs.

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