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Andrei Sakharov

(1921—1989) Russian nuclear physicist and civil rights campaigner

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Andrei Sakharov

Andrei Sakharov   Reference library

Encyclopedia of Human Rights

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Social sciences
Length:
2,578 words

Andrei Dmitrievich Sakharov was born on 21 May 1921 in Moscow; his family was a part of the intelligentsia, the

Demise of Soviet Communism

Demise of Soviet Communism  

The contribution of human rights to the demise of Soviet totalitarianism is commonly portrayed as a triumph of Western values and Western power. According to a view shared by many ...

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