Russian Dissident Russia's former dissidents, a loose group who spoke out against the Soviet system, seem to have disappeared. Unlike Vaclav Havel or Lech Walesa, the dissident movement in Russia produced no strong leaders after the fall of the Communism. Yet a few lone voices continue working for change. NPR's Anne Garrels has this portrait of 70-year-old Larisa Bogoraz, in Moscow.

Russian Dissident

Russian Dissident

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Russia's former dissidents, a loose group who spoke out against the Soviet system, seem to have disappeared. Unlike Vaclav Havel or Lech Walesa, the dissident movement in Russia produced no strong leaders after the fall of the Communism. Yet a few lone voices continue working for change. NPR's Anne Garrels has this portrait of 70-year-old Larisa Bogoraz, in Moscow.