Journalist and playwriter. Mikhail worked for the Open Society Institute, IREX, “Russian Reporter”, “Snob”, “Big City”, Open Democracy Russia. He is the author of many documentary productions staged in Russia and in Europe and one of the founders of the “memories drama” theatrical style as well as the founder and (until 2014) curator of the theater program of the Sakharov Centre.
The EU-Russia Legal Dialogue symposium was held in Berlin on October 31–November 2, 2019. Its theme was “The Role of Civil Society in the Council of Europe: Strengthening Mechanisms to Address Current Challenges in Human Rights and the Rule of Law.” Lawyers and representatives of NGOs discussed how to interact with the Council of Europe in the current political conjuncture.