Bukovsky laid to rest

On Tuesday, 19 November 2019, Vladimir BUKOVSKY was buried in Highgate Cemetery, north London, after a service conducted by an Orthodox priest at the chapel nearby.

Among those who spoke later at the funeral reception in Lauderdale House were Mustafa Dzhemilev, leader of the Crimean Tatar nation; journalist and veteran Soviet dissident Alexander Podrabinek; and Russian opposition spokesman Vladimir Kara-Murza Jr.

Bukovsky's grave in Highgate Cemetery, 19 November 2019

Bukovsky grave, 19 November 2019 (photo, Alexander Podrabinek)

The BBC Russian Service later broadcast this report (in Russian) about Bukovsky’s life as a dissident and opponent of successive Kremlin regimes, and the funeral service, burial and wake on Tuesday, 19 November 2019.