Human rights activist Alekseeva received the award from the hands of Putin

Russian human rights activist Lyudmila Alexeyeva has received 18 December from the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin the state prize. On it informs a site of the Kremlin.

«Putin presented the state prize for outstanding achievements in the field of human rights activities 2017 the Chairman of the regional public organization «Moscow group promoting the implementation Helsinki accords» Lyudmila Alexeyeva», – stated in the message.

In July in Russia, a scandal broke out when on YouTube on the channel D E was posted a video in which a woman similar to Alekseev, kisses the hands of a man like Putin.

Alekseev confirmed that on 20 July, the day of her 90th birthday, it really came Putin, who was at her house for a few minutes. The human rights defender has denied that she kissed the Russian President’s hands.

Opposition politician Leonid Gozman called the footage fake. «Cannot Lyudmila Mikhailovna to move so quickly, the actress did a poor job at role. This is exactly fake and installation», – he stressed.

July 20, Putin arrived home to human rights activist Alexeyeva, to congratulate her on her 90th birthday. During a conversation Alexeyeva asked the President as a gift to her «Christian, for the sake of mercy» to pardon former Senator from Bashkiria Igor izmesteva.

Alexeyev more than 50 years of experience in the protection of human rights in Russia. During the Soviet Union, it was reprinted and distributed samizdat, went to camps and helped the prisoners. In 1996 he became the head of the Moscow Helsinki group, which monitors the legal situation in Russia, and is the undisputed head of the organization until today. Alekseeva was awarded the prize of Vaclav Havel in 2015.

Human rights activist Alekseeva received the award from the hands of Putin 21.12.2017

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