While studying at school, he became interested in social activities, participated in various youth human rights actions. In 2004 he joined the Komi human rights commission «Memoria», and since then take an active part in its work. In November 2014 Pavel was elected as a board member of the International society «Memorial». The involvement of volunteers and drawing public attention to the activities of non-profit organizations is his main civil and professional interest. Since 2012 Pavel has been working as the director of the 7×7 online journal (www.7×7-journal.ru).
«7×7» (www.semnasem.ru) – media and blog platform focused on development of civil society and promotion of human rights in the regions of Russia with media and civic engagement. «7×7» is a respectable source of information, in 2019 media outlet won Free Media Award for their unique teamwork and cooperation between journalists, bloggers and activists. 7×7 team was able to create a large media out of a small local human rights project, represented now in more than 30 regions.