Valery Solovei

Valery Solovei (born 19 August 1960) is a Russian political scientist, historian, and former head of the Public Relations Department at the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO). He resigned from the MGIMO on June 19, 2019 after being requested by the University administration.[1][2][3]

Valery Solovei
Valery Solovei
Valery Solovei
Валерий Дмитриевич Соловей

(1960-08-19) August 19, 1960 (age 60)
Alma materMoscow State University
OccupationLecturing, writing, researching about political science
Known forCriticism of Russian political rule

In December 2020 he spent his first ten days in a russian jail.[4]


  1. ^ "MGIMO, Department of Public Relations". MGIMO. Retrieved October 20, 2019.
  2. ^ "МГИМО; Соловей Валерий Дмитриевич". MGIMO (in Russian). Archived from the original on October 20, 2019. Retrieved October 20, 2019.
  3. ^ June 25, 2019. "'The emperor has no clothes' Russian political scientist Valery Solovey says he lost his prestigious job in Moscow academia 'for political reasons'". Meduza. Retrieved October 20, 2019.
  4. ^ Transformation, Echo Moscow, December 16th, 2020