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Chenciner

Expertise across the Former Soviet States (excluding Prebaltics) and extensive experience (over 999 since 2001) of expert reports and oral evidence - instructed by over 60 firms of solicitors and NGOs. A list is available on request.

Name: 
Robert Chenciner
Occupation: 
MEMBER OF SENIOR COMMON ROOM ST. ANTONY'S COLLEGE, OXFORD; Hon Member Russian Academy of Sciences, Daghestan Scientific Centre 1990 -
Expertise: 

QUALIFICATIONS: MA Cantab and has produced more than 999 full expert reports since 2001

SPECIFIC AREAS OF STUDY & EXPERTISE: Since 1983, studied ethnography, cultures, human rights and current affairs of, initially, the Caucasus, and subsequently all other Former Soviet States, excluding the Prebaltics.

COUNTRY EXPERIENCE: USSR 1983 - 1991; Former Soviet States 1991 - 2004 and is assisted by people working locally on special topics i.e. corruption, religion.

OY (Chechen Muslim women) Russia CG [2009] UKAIT 00005, Date of Hearing: 02 October 2008

EXPERIENCE INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATIONS: OSCE Election monitor Azerbaijan October 2003; Russia March 2004

Experience: 

Over 999 full reports (10 to 30 pages plus attachments) including around 20 entailing oral evidence. A list of numbers of reports on Appeals by country of origin is available. Has given oral evidence in IAA/AIT Courts inside and outside London. In addition to countries listed, subject fields include Azari separatist Iran, Azeri-Armenians, Nagorno-Karabakh (incl Yezidi Kurd), North Caucasus: Daghestan, North Ossetia, Albanian blood feuds, Kyrgyzstan,Turkmenistan and other social groups across central Asia. Expert has made short visits to Armenia in September 2014 and Albania in October 2014.

Publications: 

"Daghestan Tradition and Survival" (1997 Curzon and St Martin’s)

Languages: 
Russian and Slav languages
Ethnic groups expertise: 
All
Political groups expertise: 
All
Religious groups expertise: 
All
Other social groups expertise: 
All
Fees: 
[Private to EIN members]
Contact email: 
Phone: 
[Private to EIN members]
Address: 
[Private to EIN members]
Countries of expertise:
Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Mongolia, Russia, Russia (North Caucasus), Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan