Lyubov Sobol

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Sobol in 2018

Lyubov Eduardovna Sobol (Russian: Любо́вь Эдуа́рдовна Со́боль; nee Fedenyova (Russian: Феденёва)[1]; born September 13, 1987) is a Russian political and public figure, lawyer of the Anti-Corruption Foundation, member of the Russian Opposition Coordination Council (2012-2013).[2]

In 2011–2012, she took part in various forms of civil-political activities, in opposition rallies, volunteer movement in Astrakhan and assistance to Krymsk, she was an observer at various levels of elections. Since March 2011, she has been a lawyer of the RosPil Project created by Navalny in order to fight corruption in the area of budget spending.[3]

Forbes Magazine awarded Lyubov Sobol seventh place in the ranking of the main characters of 2011, which few people know by sight. On October 22, 2012, she was elected on the civil list to the Russian Opposition Coordination Council, receiving 25,270 votes on the civil list and taking the fifteenth place, ahead of such famous politicians as Boris Nemtsov and Sergey Udaltsov.

In March 2016, she announced her intention to run for elections to the State Duma in the fall of 2016 from the majority district in the Central Administrative District of Moscow. May 24, withdrew her candidacy.[4]

May 19, 2018 became a member of the Central Council of the Aleksei Navalny's political party Russia of the Future (until 2018, the Party of Progress).

In 2019, she again took part in the campaign for the election to the Moscow City Duma.[5]


External links[edit]