This was reported by the international human rights society "Memorial".

“In the 1970s, she was one of the most active members of the Moscow Helsinki Group, as well as the manager of the Foundation for Assistance to Political Prisoners and their Families,” the report said.

In December 2018, human rights activist, chairman of the Moscow Helsinki Group, Lyudmila Alekseeva, died at the age of 92 in a Moscow clinical hospital.