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Evgenii Mikhailovich Rubin

lawyer , sports journalist

Evgenii Rubin, USSR Lawyer, sports journalist.


Rubin, Evgenii was born in 1929 in Moscow.


Graduated from the Moscow Law Institute, 1952.


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.