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country of citizenship: Soviet Union, Russia
native language: Russian
language of expression: Russian, Thai, French
educated at: Moscow State Institute of International Relations
occupation: historian, orientalist, religious studies scholar, political scientist, public figure, politician, opinion journalist, university teacher
award received: honorary doctorate of the Masaryk University, Order of St. Sergius of Radonezh
Andrey Borisovich Zubov (Russian: Андре́й Бори́сович Зу́бов, born 16 January 1952, Moscow) is a Russian historian, religion scholar and political scientist, Doctor of History, prominent public person, church figure, political activist and commentator. Vice-president of People's Freedom Party.
Former Professor of the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO). He temporarily lost his job after making a comparison of the deployment of Russian troops in Crimea with Hitler's annexation of Austria in the Russian Newspaper Vedomosti. One month later he was reinstated to his position until his contract at the MGIMO officially expired.
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