Dor Shabashewitz is a co-founder of the North Caspian Institute. He is a journalist and political analyst covering ethnic minority rights, migration and secessionist movements in Russia and Central Asia. He holds a BA in history and an MA in social anthropology and sociolinguistics.

Exiled from Astrakhan in 2021 by the Russian Federal Security Service for his journalistic work and activism, he is currently splitting time between Israel and Armenia and working remotely as a contributor to RFE/RL’s Tatar-Bashkir Service.

Articles in the North Caspian Report

Articles in other outlets and journals

New Eastern Europe

Voices on Central Asia

Eurasia Review

The Forward

The Oxus Society for Central Asian Affairs

Articles in Yiddish


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