Lyudmila Alexeyeva's Funeral Gathers Kremlin and Opposition Politicians, in Photos
Russian politicians, opposition activists and foreign dignitaries attended the funeral of veteran human rights defender Lyudmila Alexeyeva in Moscow on Tuesday. She died at a hospital in the Russian capital at the age of 91 last Saturday.
Alexeyeva was a driving force behind the civil-rights movement in the Soviet Union and helped found the Moscow Helsinki Group — the oldest Russian human-rights organization.
Her body is scheduled to be cremated at the Troyekurovskoye Cemetery.