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In 2013, Alexander Solovyev became assistant to Russian State Duma member (independent) Dmitry Gudkov, he assisted in lawmaking, amendment activities and cooperation between parliaments of other European countries.

 

In April 2017 was elected Chairman of the Open Russia Movement.

 

In 2019 during Moscow city parliament elections he was one of the independent candidates illegally rejected from being registered as a candidate. That caused mass protests in the city and all those candidates were arrested and put into jail for short terms, but simultaneously the authorities initiated dozens of criminal cases against ordinary citizens to frighten people and settle down the protests.

 

Solovyev was born in 1987 and studied International Relations at the Russian State Academic University of the Humanities.

Alexander Solovyev

Youth Activist,
Russia