Freedom House Mourns Ludmilla Thorne | Freedom House

Freedom House Mourns Ludmilla Thorne

Freedom House mourns the death of Ludmilla Thorne, who spearheaded the organization’s work on behalf of dissidents and democratic activists in the Soviet Union during the Cold War. 
Ms. Thorne worked at Freedom House for about two decades, from the mid-1970s to 1997.  During that time, she worked tirelessly to promote the views and writings  of dissidents like  Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Andrei Sakharov, and Vladimir Bukovsky.  She was also an advocate and translator for lesser-known dissidents.

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