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Human rights activist and HRC member Andrey Babushkin dies at the age of 58

Andrey Babushkin

Member of the Russian Presidential Council for the Development of Civil Society and Human Rights (HRC) Andrey Babushkin

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Andrey Babushkin, a member of the Presidential Council for the Development of Civil Society and Human Rights (HRC), has died. About this on Saturday, May 14, reported in the HRC Telegram channel.

“We regret to announce the sudden death of a member of the Council, our dear friend Andrei Vladimirovich Babushkin,” the message says. “Information about the time and place of farewell will be announced later. Eternal memory!”

how said in his Telegram channel member of the HRC Kirill Kabanov, Babushkin died on the night of May 14 in intensive care.

The day before, human rights activist Eva Merkacheva told the Kommersant newspaperthat Babushkin was hospitalized in the 20th hospital in Moscow “due to the exacerbation of a long-standing illness.” According to her, a few days ago, the human rights activist became ill – at that moment, together with Merkacheva, they were on the subway for a working meeting. “I had to call an ambulance,” she admitted. “He was pumped out, but the doctors said it was vital to lead a healthy lifestyle, and he just exhausted himself.”

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