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Evgenii Mikhailovich Rubin

lawyer , sports journalist

Evgenii Rubin, USSR Lawyer, sports journalist.

Background

Rubin, Evgenii was born in 1929 in Moscow.

Education

Graduated from the Moscow Law Institute, 1952.

Career

Worked in the Soviet judicial system for 3 years. In 1955, turned to journalism, specializing in sport. Staff editor with Sovetskii Sport newspaper for 20 years.

Left the USSR, 1978. Lives in New York. In 1980, co-founded (with S. Dovlatov and others) the weeklies Novyi Amerikanets and Novaia Gazeta, which he edited until Sep. 1983, when it became a daily under the name of Novosti.

Editor-in-chief till December 1983. Has contributed to several other Russian emigre publications.