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Russia – Human rights – Death of Lyudmila Alexeyeva (8 December 2018)

France was saddened to learn of the death in Moscow on December 8 of Lyudmila Alexeyeva, a leading figure in the Russian human rights movement. France extends its heartfelt condolences to her family and friends.
Lyudmila Alexeyeva devoted her life to defending human rights in the Soviet Union and then in Russia, with a courage that was unanimously respected in Russia and abroad. A Soviet dissident and co-founder of the Moscow Helsinki Group, she endured exile before being allowed to return (…)

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