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Andrei Sakharov

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

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Andrei Sakharov

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Encyclopedia of Human Rights

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2009
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Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Social sciences
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2,578 words

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

Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists  

A publication of the nonprofit Educational Foundation for Nuclear Science whose mission is to educate the public about issues relating to war and peace. It is best known for its doomsday clock.[...]
International Campaigns for Nuclear Disarmament

International Campaigns for Nuclear Disarmament  

The struggle against nuclear weapons began even before they existed.1945–1954During World War II, many scientists working on the Manhattan Project (the U.S. effort to produce an atomic bomb) ...
Jimmy Carter

Jimmy Carter  

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1924– )US Democratic statesman and thirty-ninth president of the USA (1977–81).Carter was born in Plains, Georgia, the son of a peanut farmer and warehouser. Having graduated from the US Naval ...
Sakharov, Andrei

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The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace

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Current Version:
2010
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Social sciences
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1,366 words

Andrei Sakharov (1921–1989) was a Russian physicist, dissident, human rights activist, and Nobel Peace Prize laureate. His accomplishments

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