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Marina Agaltsova

Marina Agaltsova

Leaders Europe 2020


Senior Lawyer, Memorial



Marina is a Senior Lawyer at Memorial, a human rights center that fights human rights violations in Russia by monitoring and litigating in Russian courts and in the European Court of Human Rights. Marina is drawn to challenging cases: after four years of litigation, she succeeded in securing compensation for inhabitants who were ousted from their village during a military occupation in 2014. Marina is passionate about the law as an intellectual means to resolve conflicts.