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Colette Shulman was a United Press reporter in Moscow from 1956-59, including three months of reporting from Poland when UP’s correspondent there was expelled. In the 1960s she researched and presented a weekly TV program for Boston public television, “Soviet Press This Week,” also shown in New York, Washington, San Francisco, and a  number of other cities. For most of the 1970s, 80s and 90s she free lanced on projects of her own creation or choosing – - educational and cultural people-to-people exchanges with the Soviet Union, a Soviet-American women’s dialogue, a Russian-language magazine for women starting NGOs in Russia’s emerging civil society in the late 80s, the 90s and early 2000s. Colette is on Human Rights Watch’s advisory committee for the Europe and Central Asia, a member of the Harriman Institute’s National Advisory Council, and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations in New York.