Boris Pustyntsev

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Boris Pavlovich Pustyntsev
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Native name Борис Павлович Пустынцев
Born (1935-06-02)June 2, 1935
Vladivostok, Soviet Union
Died March 4, 2014(2014-03-04) (aged 78)
Saint Petersburg
Nationality Russian
Citizenship  Soviet Union (1935–1991) →  Russian Federation (1991–2014)
Occupation translator
Known for human rights activism
Movement dissident movement in the Soviet Union

Boris Pavlovich Pustyntsev (Russian: Бори́с Па́влович Пусты́нцев, 2 June 1935, Vladivostok – 4 March 2014, Saint Petersburg) was a Russian human rights activist. He was best known as chairman of the charitable organisation St. Petersburg NGO. He was born in Vladivostok, Primorsky Krai, Soviet Union.

Pustyntsev died after a long illness on 4 March 2014 in Saint Petersburg, Russia. He was 78 years old.[1]


  1. Digges, Charles (6 March 2014). "Crusading Russian rights activists and Bellona associate Boris Pustyntsev dies at 78". Bellona Foundation. Retrieved 22 March 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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