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Liudmila Iakovlevna Shtern

Liudmila Shtern, USSR Human rights campaigner.

Background

  • Shtern, Liudmila was born in 1937 in Leningrad.

  • Career

    • Trained as a geologist. Involved in protests against the trial of A. Siniavskii and Iu. Daniel, and against the persecution of Dr. Andrei Sakharov.

      Harassed by the Committee for State Security, and forced to leave the USSR, 1975. Settled in the USA, where she has been active in the human rights movement, contributing to many Russian emigre periodicals.
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    Born 1937
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