Putin, opposition gather to honor prominent rights activist
Kremlin officials and Russia's opposition have gathered to pay tribute to prominent human rights activist Lyudmila Alexeyeva, who died over the weekend.Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, speaks to Lyudmila Alexeyeva's son Professor of Economics at Indiana University, Mikhail Alekseev, he comes to pays his last respects to Lyudmila Alexeyeva, the ...
Russia’s most famous human rights activist dies at 91
Lyudmila Alexeyeva, a human rights pioneer and dissident who challenged the Soviet and Russian regimes for decades, demanding that they free political prisoners and establish democratic rights, died Saturday in a Moscow hospital, a Russian official said. She was 91."She remained a human rights activist to the very end," said ...
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