Daria Solomennikova

Daria Solomennikova was born in Russia in 1991 and moved to Europe when she was 17 years old. She was in her second year of bachelor's when she was first diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome. Solomennikova started writing poetry and got interested in art as a way to express and explain herself. She graduated from Charles University in 2015 with bachelor's degree in International Relations, and then continued her education in Internaional Security master's programme.

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For young climate activists like Alexey, the lesson is clear: Vladimir Putin, the authoritarian president who has been in power for all of their lives, has never been all too concerned about their safe and sustainable future. (Photo: Fridays for the Future Russia / Facebook) Views
Wednesday, July 01, 2020
In Russia, a New Generation of Activists are Taking on Climate Crisis
Alexey sits on a couch at a friend’s rented apartment in St Petersburg, making a sign that says “Renew the protest energy” as he prepares for another Fridays For Future digital strike. The 21-year-old student has been engaged in climate activism ever since it has reached Russia - through the...
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