Boris Pavlovich Pustyntsev
Борис Павлович Пустынцев
Born(1935-06-02)June 2, 1935
DiedMarch 4, 2014(2014-03-04) (aged 78)
Citizenship Soviet Union (1935–1991) →  Russian Federation (1991–2014)
Known forhuman rights activism
Movementdissident movement in the Soviet Union

Boris Pavlovich Pustyntsev (Russian: Бори́с Па́влович Пусты́нцев, 2 June 1935, Vladivostok – 4 March 2014, Saint Petersburg) was a Russian human rights activist. He was best known as chairman of the charitable organisation St. Petersburg NGO. He was born in Vladivostok, Primorsky Krai, Soviet Union.

Pustyntsev died after a long illness on 4 March 2014 in Saint Petersburg, Russia. He was 78 years old.[1]


  1. ^ Digges, Charles (6 March 2014). "Crusading Russian rights activists and Bellona associate Boris Pustyntsev dies at 78". Bellona Foundation. Archived from the original on 26 March 2014. Retrieved 22 March 2014.