Died the leader of the street protests of the 90s, Viktor Anpilov
Russian social and political activist Victor Anpilov has died at the age of 72 years. On Monday, January 15, reported on his page in Facebook.
“Today, without regaining consciousness after a stroke, died, Viktor Anpilov,” reads the post. To the text of the added lines from a poem by the Spanish film Director Tito Fernandes.
Anpilov was the Chairman of the Executive Committee of movement “Labour Russia”. He actively participated in numerous demonstrations against Boris Yeltsin in 1992 and 1993, which called for the overthrow of the government.
During the October events of 1993 was on the side of the Supreme Council. Then anpilova was arrested, but after a few months released by the decision of the state Duma.
Politician graduated from the journalism faculty of Moscow state University. He participated in the movement “the Other Russia”, supported by the liberal democratic party and its leader Vladimir Zhirinovsky, and also performed during the “marches of dissent”.