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Alexeyeva's Flat Robbed

The apartment of human rights campaigner Lyudmila Alexeyeva has been robbed, though the incident appeared to have nothing to do with her activities as head of the Moscow Helsinki Group, Interfax reported Tuesday.

Alexeyeva, 83, said the roof of her apartment was leaking, and she left the door open for the night Sunday so that the house’s security guard could come over and pour out water from buckets she placed under the leaks.

An unidentified female robber got into the house through the door and made away with Alexeyeva’s bag containing 3,000 rubles ($100) and documents, including her passport, as well as a jacket and a suitcase, the report said.

Alexeyeva’s stolen belongings were found Tuesday at Yaroslavsky Station, the activist told Interfax.


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