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Dissident Levko Lukyanenko dies

He would have turned 90 in August.

Dissident Levko Lukyanenko dies
Levko Lukyanenko
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Ukrainian dissident Levko Lukyanenko, 89, died on 7 July, writer and political activist Volodymyr Yavorivskyy has said on Facebook.

Earlier, he said that Lukyanenko was in emergency care.

Lukyanenko would have turned 90 on 24 August.

He was a member of parliament of the first, second, fourth and fifth convocations, a co-founder of the Ukrainian Helsinki Group, and the author of the Act of Independence of Ukraine.

In 2005, he was awarded the title of Hero of Ukraine.

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