Milinkievič Aliaksandr Uladzimiravič

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Milinkievič Aliaksandr Uladzimiravič
Alternative spelling 
Milinkevich Aliaksandr Uladzimiravich, Milinkevich Aleksandr Vladimirovich
Position 
Former Chairman of the Movement for Freedom
Organization 
Movement for Freedom
Career 

Began his career as a physics teacher in a secondary school. From 1972 to 1976 worked at the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Belarus, from 1976 to 2000 at the Hrodna State University. Also from 1980 to 1984 he worked at the University of Setif (Algeria).

Held senior positions at the Hrodna regional television station. From 1990 to 1996 he was a deputy head of the Hrodna City Executive Committee. In 1996 he resigned from his post as a sign of protest against a national referendum.

In 1996-2003 led the public association Ratusha, headed the election headquarters of Siamion Domash during the presidential election of 2001. In 2003-2005 headed the Hrodna branch of the 'Association of the Belarusian schools' and was a presidential candidate in 2006.

In the same year was awarded the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought.

In 2007-2016 he was the chairman of the Movement "For Freedom".

Position held since 
2007
Year of birth 
1947
Region of birth 
Hrodna Region
Belarus
Education 
Hrodna State University named after Janka Kupala
Relatives 
Ina Kulei (wife)
Sector 
Region 
Last updated 21.12.2016
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