Andrei Sannikov


Andrei Sannikov

Born in Minsk on March 8, 1954. He graduated from the Minsk State Institute of Foreign Languages, the Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs USSR in Moscow. Fluent in four languages. Work for the Society for Friendship with Foreign Countries, the UN Secretariat in New York, was an adviser Mission of the Republic of Belarus in Switzerland.

In1995-1996 years.Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Belarus. Left that post in November 1996 in protest against the referendum. In November 1997, he became the founder and international coordinator of the civil initiative "Charter 97".

In 2008 initiated the civil campaign "European Belarus".

Awarded to Kreisky in the field of Human Rights (2005).

Presidential candidate Republic of Belarus the elections in 2010.

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