Andrei Sakharov


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Soviet physicist and dissident

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The Sakharov Prize for free speech is awarded by the European Parliament annually in memory of Soviet physicist and dissident Andrei Sakharov.
These excitations are called Sakharov acoustic oscillations, named for Russian physicist Andrei Sakharov, who described the phenomenon in the 1960s.
Referring to the decision of the European Parliament in 2005 to give Ladies in White a human rights award named after the late Soviet dissident and rights champion Andrei Sakharov, she said she would like to go to Strasbourg to collect it.
Several of them noted that Fang Lizhi has often been compared with the distinguished Russian scientist and political dissident Andrei Sakharov (Schell).
The Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought, named in honour of the Soviet physicist and political dissident Andrei Sakharov, has been awarded by the European Parliament every year since 1988 and to individuals and organisations fighting for human rights and democracy.
html) Andrei Sakharov , and designated for people who "combat intolerance, fanaticism and oppressiona[bar]All the winners of the prize have shown how much courage it takes to defend human rights and freedom of expression.
Suu Kyi joins other international humanitarians including Nelson Mandela, Bob Geldof and Andrei Sakharov in receiving the Newcastle's highest honour.
Suu Kyi joins Nelson Mandela, Bob Geldof and Andrei Sakharov in receiving the Newcastle's highest honour.
And Gorbachev could triumph in part because of the sheer power of honesty of his countryman, Andrei Sakharov, the great and fearless nuclear physicist who also risked all to speak truth in the very heart of the Soviet empire -- and who paid for it with years of internal exile.
Police said about 5,000 people attended the start of Saturday's rally on Prospekt Sakharova (Sakharov Avenue), named after Soviet-era dissident Andrei Sakharov.
Past winners of the prize named after Soviet-era physicist and political dissident Andrei Sakharov include anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela and former UN chief Kofi Annan.
The Sakharov Prize for Freedom and Thought, named in honour of the Soviet Physicist and political dissident Andrei Sakharov, has been awarded by the European Parliament every year since 1988 to individuals or organisations that have made an important contribution to the fight for human rights or democracy.
These letters, in turn, aroused the interest of Soviet scientists Igor Tamm and Andrei Sakharov.
1986: Gorbachev releases human-rights activists Andrei Sakharov and Elena Bonner from exile.
ON this day in 1980 nuclear physicist Dr Andrei Sakharov, one of the Soviet Union's most outspoken critics, was ordered into internal exile.