She was 91 years old.
Founder of the Moscow Helsinki Group and a member of the Presidential Council for the Development of Civil Society and Human Rights Lyudmila Alekseeva died at the age of 92. This is reported on the website of the HRO.
[perfectpullquote align=”full” bordertop=”false” cite=”” link=”” color=”” class=”” size=””] Recently, it was already difficult for her to cope with the disease, but her spirit, as always, was much stronger than her body and much stronger than any diseases. Just yesterday and the day before, she gave instructions to her assistant, Lena Blinova, and these instructions were about helping other people. [/perfectpullquote] [perfectpullquote align=”full” bordertop=”false” cite=”” link=”” color=”” class=”” size=””]She remained a human rights activist until the last moments, she really laid her life for her friends. To say that we will miss her is to say nothing. This is a terrible loss for the entire Russian human rights movement.[/perfectpullquote]
Alekseeva died in the ward of the Moscow City Clinical Hospital No. 15 at 7.30 pm on 8 December. “She is not the first time she has come to this hospital, doctors have repeatedly saved Lyudmila Mikhailovna in the most difficult situations, but there are situations where doctors are powerless,” added on the HRC website.