Zhanna Nemtsova (born 24 March 2016) is a Russian journalist and activist. She is the daughter of Boris Nemtsov, a Russian opposition politician who was killed in 2015. In 2016, she received the International Women of Courage Award.
Work[change | change source]
After Nemtsova's father was killed, Nemtsova moved to Germany. In Germany, she started the Boris Nemtsov Foundation to work for democratic values in Russia. In Germany Nemtsova worked for the German news service Deutsche Welle. She also wrote a book, Waking up Russia (in the original German, Russland wachrütteln) about Russian politics. Nemtsova also wrote for The Guardian.
Other websites[change | change source]
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- 2016 International Women of Courage Awards, U.S. State Department photostream on Flickr
- Secretary's International Women of Courage Award (U.S. Department of State)
References[change | change source]
- "Zhanna Nemtsova: "I will never live in Putin's Russia"". 8 October 2015.
- "Biographies of 2016 Award Winners".
- "Boris Nemtsov's daughter says Putin cares about preserving power not about Russia". 12 March 2016.
- (www.dw.com), Deutsche Welle. "Zhanna Nemtsova: 'Putin is doing everything he can to make things worse' - Books - DW.COM - 12.02.2016".
- "Zhanna Nemtsova".