Fighting for a better future in Russia
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100 Women 2016: Maria Baronova, a force in Russia's opposition movement

Russia has very few high-profile female politicians.

But Maria Baronova believes the country will have a female president in the 21st Century. She is one of the most famous faces of the liberal opposition. The BBC spoke to her in Moscow for the 100 Women season to find out more about what motivates her to take on the establishment.

Reporter Olga Ivshina, Camera Max Lomakin, Producer Kelvin Brown

What is 100 women?

BBC 100 Women names 100 influential and inspirational women around the world every year. We create documentaries, features and interviews about their lives, giving more space for stories that put women at the centre.

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  • 08 Dec 2016
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