Lyudmila Alexeyeva

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Lyudmila Alexeyeva

Lyudmila Mikhaylovna Alexeyeva (Russian: Людми́ла Миха́йловна Алексе́ева, IPA: [lʲʊˈdmʲilə ɐlʲɪˈksʲeɪvə], 20 July 1927 — 8 December 2018) was a Russian historian and leading human rights activist. She was a founding member of the Moscow Helsinki Watch Group.[1] Alexeyeva was one of the last Soviet dissidents active in modern Russia.[2] She participated in the Strategy-31 protests. She was born in Yevpatoria, Crimea, Soviet Union.

Alexeyeva died on 8 December 2018 in Moscow at the age of 91.[3]

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  1. New politics. New Politics Associates. 1989. p. 133.
  2. Maria Danilova (June 15, 2004), Lyudmila Alexeyeva Speaks Her Mind Archived 2011-06-05 at the Wayback Machine. The St. Petersburg Times. Issue #977 (45).
  3. "В Москве умерла правозащитница Людмила Алексеева". BBC Russian Cervice. 8 December 2018. Retrieved 8 December 2018.

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