Height of Andre Vltchek
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1. Where did Andre Vltchek come from ?
André Vltchek (Russian: Андре Влчек, [ɐnˈdrɛ ˈvɫ̩t͡ɕɛk], December 29, 1963 – September 22, 2020) was a Soviet-born American political analyst, journalist, and a moviemaker. Vltchek was born in Leningrad but later became a naturalized U.S. citizen after being granted asylum there in his 20s. He lived in the United States, Chile, Peru, Mexico, Vietnam, Samoa, and Indonesia.
2. What could we know about Andre Vltchek besides his height ?
Vltchek covered armed conflicts in Peru, Kashmir, Mexico, Bosnia, Sri Lanka, Congo, India, South Africa, East Timor, Indonesia, Turkey, and the Middle East. He traveled to more than 140 countries, and wrote articles for Der Spiegel, Japanese newspaper The Asahi Shimbun, The Guardian, ABC News and the Czech Republic daily Lidové noviny. From 2004, Vltchek served as a senior fellow at the Oakland Institute.
3. What are the projects of Andre Vltchek ?
He appeared on television and radio shows, including those broadcast by France 24, RT, China Radio International, the Voice of Russia, Press TV, CCTV, Ulusal Kanal (Turkey), Al Mayadeen (Pan-Arabic network), Radio Pacifika, Radio Cape, among others. Vltchek was interviewed by publications including the People’s Daily, China Daily and the Tehran Times.
4. Somme collaborations with Andre Vltchek ?
Commenting on Vltchek’s book Oceania, published in 2010, American linguist Noam Chomsky said that it evoked “the reality of the contemporary world” and that “He has also not failed to trace the painful — and particularly for the West, shameful realities to their historical roots”.
André Vltchek was born on December 29, 1963, in Leningrad (present-day Saint Petersburg), Soviet Union. His father was a Czech nuclear physicist and his mother a Russo-Chinese painter. He was raised in Plzeň, Czechoslovakia before emigrating to the United States. Until his death, he was based in Asia and Africa.
On September 22, 2020, he died, seemingly in his sleep, whilst being chauffeured in his car in Istanbul, Turkey. His death was deemed suspicious by the police and an investigation is still ongoing.
In 2004, he produced and directed a documentary movie about the Indonesian mass killings of 1965–66, Terlena – Breaking of The Nation. Right after a devastating earthquake that shook Chile in February 2010, Vltchek travelled to Chile and produced a documentary titled Chile Between Two Earthquakes.
For UNESCO, Vltchek wrote and directed a movie Tumaini about social collapse and devastation caused by HIV pandemic in communities around Lake Victoria in Kenya. In 2012, he wrote and directed the documentary One Flew Over Dadaab to depict the 20-year long tragedy of Somali refugees in the largest refugee camps in the world (Dadaab, in Northern Kenya).
In 2013, Vltchek produced and directed the documentary movie Rwanda Gambit, broadcast by Press TV. It aims at reversing the official narrative on the 1994 Rwandan genocide, exposing the Rwandan and Ugandan plunder of the Democratic Republic of the Congo on behalf of Western imperialism.
In March 2019, Vltchek was the keynote speaker for the “No to NATO and War — Yes to Peace and Progress” meeting and rally, held in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, and interviewed on Regina Community Radio.
Vltchek was the author of several fictional novels and plays.
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