Malakhovskaya, Natalia (1947–)

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Malakhovskaya, Natalia (1947–)

Russian feminist. Name variations: Nataliia or Natalya Malakhovskaia; Anna Natalia Malakhovskaya; Anna-Nataliia Malakhovskaia. Born 1947; graduated from faculty of letters in Leningrad, 1973.

Worked as teacher but became involved in underground feminist movement; formed illegal women's organization Club Maria, and with Tatyana Mamonova, Natalia Goricheva, and Yulia Voznesenskaya, wrote samizdat publication Women and Russia about women's domestic oppression and state's failure to provide maternity and childcare; expelled from USSR with the 3 other writers (1980), settled in Vienna.