Zhanna Nemtsova achieved Solidarity award in Poland [ Current Affairs ]

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About Zhanna Nemtsova: Zhanna Nemtsova born 26th March 1984 in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia. She is a Russian journalist and social activist. His father is Russian statesman Boris Nemtsov who was killed by Russian propaganda in 2014 and her mother is investor Raisa Ahmetovna.

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Winner of Solidarity award in Poland

  • Nemtsova graduated from Moscow State Institute of International Relations and reach at the second level studies of law.
  • She has works as Co - worker of Echo at Moscow broadcasting.
  • Presently, she is working for Berlin based German broadcaster Deutsche Welle in the Russian department.

Her achievements:

  • Nemtsova received the Solidarity Prize in Poland for advocating democracy and human rights On August 4, 2015.

About Solidarity Award:

  • Solidarity Award is polish award for promotion and protection of democracy and civil authorities.
  • It was established by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Poland in 2014.
  • The prize is named after former Polish President and anti - communist icon leader Lech Walesa, who had launched trade union named Solidarity trade union.
  • This award also provide prize of 1 million Euros.
  • In 2014, this award was also received by Mustafa Dzhemilev who is leader of the Crimean Tatars. He was also nominated several times for the Nobel Peace Prize.

- Published on: August 7, 2015