Vladimir Shubin

Vladimir Shubin served as Secretary of the Soviet Afro-Asian Solidarity Committee and Head of the Africa Section of the CPSU International Department, and was the Soviet representative to the first African National Congress (ANC) National Conference after its unbanning. From the 1960s he had extensive contact with the leaders of African liberation movements. He is now a Principal Research Fellow of the Institute for African Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences, and Professor of African History and Politics at the Russian State University for the Humanities. He is author of ANC: A View from Moscow (Mayibuye Books, 1999) and numerous books and articles on Southern African issues. 

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