Andrei Sakharov


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Soviet physicist and dissident

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Auden and Edmund Wilson, published such political dissidents as Vaclav Havel and Andrei Sakharov and featured some of the most influential essays of the past half-century, including Susan Sontag on photography and Joan Didion on the Central Park jogger assault of 1989.
Andrei Sakharov, for instance led a civil & human rights movement that ultimately resulted in the collapse of the Soviet Union.
Of course targeting and shooting an unarmed young girl is beyond anyone's comprehension but Malala's family are doing very well here and Malala is doing even better, having claimed the Sakharov Prize, awarded by the European Parliament in memory of Soviet physicist and dissident Andrei Sakharov, which comes with a PS50,000 cash award.
The Sakharov Prize for free speech is awarded by the European Parliament annually in memory of Soviet physicist and dissident Andrei Sakharov.
The Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought, named after Soviet scientist and dissident Andrei Sakharov, was established in December 1988 by the European Parliament as a means to honor individuals or organizations who have dedicated their lives to the defense of human rights and freedom of thought.
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 European Parliament has awarded the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought, named in honour of the Soviet physicist and political dissident, Andrei Sakharov, every year since 1988 to individuals or organisations that have made an important contribution to the fight for human rights or democracy.
They have not received the acclaim, support, or even name recognition once accorded to Natan Sharansky, Andrei Sakharov, Alexander Solzhenitsyn, and the leaders of the Helsinki human rights movement during the Cold War.
Jay Bergman, Meeting the Demands of Reason: The Life and Thought of Andrei Sakharov.
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.
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.