Maxim Solopov is one of the most famous anti-fascists in Russia. Born in Moscow in 1989, he considers himself a social activist. He is currently completing a degree in Spanish and Latin American studies in the Department of History, Political Science and Law of the Russian State University for the Humanities , RGGU.
Maxim’s interest in social problems and processes is not limited to the academic and historical point of view. He formed many of his opinions while he was still in highschool, as he witnessed the changes taking place in his country, and became aware of the social forces at play wrangling for the ‘trophy of the popular conscience.’ It was as a consequence of these experiences and observations that his anti-fascist and humanitarian world views developed, alongside a readiness to fight for social justice and civil liberties.
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