Viktor Shenderovich

Viktor Shenderovich

Russian opposition blogger, TV and radio host
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Short biography

Viktor Anatolievich Shenderovich is a Russian blogger and human rights activist.

Brief biography

Viktor Shenderovich was born in Moscow, August 15, 1958.

Graduated from the Theater Studio of Oleg Tabakov.

Higher education (theater director) received at the Moscow Institute of Culture.

For seven years he worked as a teacher at GITIS.

In 1992 he went to work in television. He started with the ORT TV channel, where he acted as a scriptwriter for two TV documentaries. Later he moved to NTV, where he hosted the popular program "Total".

He was both author and presenter of various television projects on such channels as TV-6, TVS and RTVi.

Since 2003 he has been working withRadio Liberty, where he was the author of the project "Everybody is Free". At the same time, he worked withEkho Moskvy, where he hosted the program "Melted Cheese".

Since 2017, he has been running the television monthly "Shenderovich as it is" on the opposition Russian TV channel "Dozhd".

Viktor Shenderovich is married. His wife is Lyudmila Chubarova. Raises a daughter Valentina.

Blog and online activity

In addition to the author's blog on OBOZREVATEL, Viktor Shenderovich also published in numerous online media. Among them areGORDON,Yezhednevnyi Zhurnal,The New Times, andEkho Moskvy blogs.

Also his Facebook page is subscribed by more than 164 thousand people, and Viktor Shenderovich's Twitter account already has 301 thousand readers.

Books by Viktor Shenderovich

Viktor Shenderovich is the author of 26 books. The most famous of them are:

  • "Monologue with power".

  • "Raisin from a bun".

  • "Solo on the flute."

  • "Euroremont: stories".

  • "Cinema of the repeat film".

  • "Here was NTV."

Viktor Shenderovich about Putin

Viktor Shenderovich is a consistent critic of the head of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin.

He was one of the signatories of the public letter "Putin must go" in 2010.

In 2014, he actively protested against Russian aggression: the annexation of Crimea, the invasion of the Ukrainian Donbass and support for L/DNR terrorists.

In 2015, he was included by the Ministry of Culture of Ukraine in the so-called "white list" of representatives of creative professions who are in favor of the territorial integrity of Ukraine.

Viktor Shenderovich does not limit himself to criticizing purely Putin's personality. In his articles he analyzes the problems and blunders of the Russian government as a whole. He points out the key mistakes of the Kremlin, talks about the fate of political prisoners in Russia, vividly ridicules the propaganda statements of the Kremlin media, revealing details of their blatant fakes.

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