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Vladimir Il’ich Borisov

dissident

Vladimir Borisov, USSR Dissident.

Background

Borisov, Vladimir was born in 1945 in Vladimir.

Career

Early involvement in human rights movement. Founded a local group of young people striving for social democracy and progress. In spring 1969 certified insane by the infamous Serbskii Institute, acting on Committee for State Security orders.

Committed suicide by hanging in his cell in the Butyrki prison in Moscow.