Nevzorov is a famous Russian journalist, film director, ex-politician, scientist, writer, columnist and horseman. He is the founder of Nevzorov Haute Ecole
Alexander Nevzorov is a Russian writer, film director, journalist, videoblogger, hippologist, aformer member of Russian Parliament, andaformer host of the famous Leningrad TV program of late 80’s “600seconds”, which was entered in the Guinness Book of Records as the world’s highestrated television project. Nevzorov had studied in Leningrad Theological Seminary during the Soviet times and later became the author of sharp anti religion statements. He supported the empire in the nineties and later became defender of Ukraine and critic of Kremlin policy in the Crimea and Donbas. Nevzorov supports Ukraine’s fight against the militias of the southeast of the country, and considers the annexation of Crimea amarauding. In his view, the Kremlin and the zombied by TV majority do not want to accept the fact that Ukraine a country with the right to self-determination. He is a recognized non conformist, opposing prevailing norms of law. Having tried many careers, Nevzorov consistently reached significant success in each. He is the author of hundreds of articles and books devoted to the history, anatomy, and physiology. But Nevzorov considers his true calling to be his work with horses, being one of the most recognized horse trainers, and the first one to start “pain free” horse training. He is the founder of horsemanship school Nevzorov Haute Ecole, and the author of several books dedicated to horses, including “The Horse Crucified and Risen” (“Horse Encyclopedia”),written after his scandalous and award winning similarly title of film that revealed the cruelty of equine sports.
MULTIFACETED CAREER During his rich in risky adventures youth Nevzorov had been a stuntman, a loader, a museum employee, a literary secretary, a screenwriter. He became known nationally in the late 1980s as a TV journalist, creator and host of the controversial program “600 seconds”. Nevzorov participated in the wars in Yugoslavia, Transnistria, Iraq, Karabakh, Chechnya. He received a concussion and injuries, three times was a volunteer host of terrorists in exchange for release of civilians. He has numerous awards, including the medals “For personal courage”, “Defender of Transnistria”, and others. Nevzorov directed films about the events in Lithuania, Transdniestria, and Karabakh. In 1995 he presented the book “Field of Honor” documentary film “Hell” (1995) and afeaturefilm “Purgatory” (1997) about the Chechen armed conflict. Today Nevzorov notes that he managed to get off of a powerful ideological drug, imperial nationalism. The evolution of his view soccurred when he realized what the empire costs to the people. Russian idea, according to Nevzorov, is beautifully packaged in a word of kindness and spirituality, but inevitably leads to “their bodies thrown under our tanks. “Nevzorov was an adviser to two governors of St.Petersburg, chief editor at the St. Petersburg TV, was elected four times to the State Duma as independent, but gave up his career in politics after Putin came to power and the law was changed to disallow independent candidates, as he refused to join any existing political party. Between 1994 and 1998 he was an analyst for Boris Berezovsky, and an adviser to the Russian government. He was a member of International Slavic Academy of Sciences, member of the Journalists Union, advisor to the President of Channel 1 (RussianstatesponsoredTV), and a member of the All Russian Scientific Society of Anatomists, Histology and Embryology. Alexander has YouTube channel where he gives “Atheism Lessons”, a risky proposition in today’s Russia, being convinced that TV is subject to hard orthodox censorship and free discussion of religion may only take place on the web. He is aregular guest on the popular and the only antigovernment radio channel “Echo of Moscow”, and refuses to deal with stateowned TV channels due to censorship and propaganda. His articles are regularly published in Snob Magazine. He gives dozens of interviews weekly expressing his very personal and strong opinions.