Lev Ubozhko

 

 

Age: 70

 

Summary: Soviet dissident who spent 17 years as a political prisoner for speaking out for democratic reforms in the Soviet Union, and who founded the U.S.S.R.'s first anti-communist party, the Democratic Union party, in 1988.

 

 

Cause of Death: Lengthy illness

 

Born: March 12, 1933

 

Died: August 19, 2003

 

Location: Moscow, Russia