Garry Kasparov

Human Rights Foundation

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Russian activist and Chairman of the New York-based Human Rights Foundation; former World Chess Champion; author of the forthcoming book Winter Is Coming: Why Vladimir Putin and the Enemies of the Free World Must Be Stopped

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