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Russian Rights Activist Alexeyeva Dies at 91

Lyudmila Alexeyeva, a human rights pioneer and dissident who challenged the Soviet and Russian regimes for decades, demanding that they free political prisoners and establish democratic rights, died Saturday in a Moscow hospital, a Russian official said. She was 91.    "She remained a human rights activist to the very end,'' said Mikhail Fedotov, head of Russia's Human Rights Council. "This is a loss for the entire human rights movement in...

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