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International Memorial Society Chairman Arseny Roginsky Dies At 71

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Arseny Roginsky, a veteran activist who was chairman of the respected Memorial human rights society, died on December 18 of cancer at the age of 71.

Those willing to bid the last farewell to Arseny Roginsky are welcome at the International Memorial (5/10 Karetny Ryad) on Friday, 22 December, from 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Watch the ceremony live on Youtube: https://youtu.be/cSjz8KZXpWA

The funeral is scheduled to take place on Saturday, 23 December, at 2:30 p.m. at Vvedenskoye cemetery (1, Nalichnaya st.)

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World media remembers Arseny Roginsky:

The Historical Truth-Telling of Arseny Roginsky By David Remnick

How Arseny Roginsky Confronted the Politics of Memory in Russia By Masha Gessen

Arseny Roginsky, la disparition d'une voix libre en Russie by  François Bonnet