Andrei Sakharov


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Noun1.Andrei Sakharov - Soviet physicist and dissident; helped develop the first Russian hydrogen bomb; advocated nuclear disarmament and campaigned for human rights (1921-1989)
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Back in the 1950s, when US Strategic Air Command really could have destroyed the Soviet Union with impunity, physicist Andrei Sakharov (later the winner of the Nobel Peace Prize) actually proposed a weapon rather like System-6 so that Russia could take revenge from the grave.
The freedom of thought award is named after the Soviet scientist and dissident Andrei Sakharov.
Former British prime minister John Major was among the first to arrive at the Andrei Sakharov rights center in central Moscow early on Tuesday, where Nemtsov's body lay in state.
Former British prime minister John Major was among the first to arrive at the Andrei Sakharov rights centre in central Moscow early on Tuesday, where Nemtsov's body lay in state.
Kokabee was awarded the 2013 Andrei Sakharov Prize by the American Physical Society for "his courage in refusing to use his physics knowledge to work on projects that he deemed harmful to humanity, in the face of extreme physical and psychological pressure.
The e1/450,000 award was established by European Parliament in 1988 in honour of the Soviet dissident Andrei Sakharov.
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.
Overnight, those who had lionized Solzhenitsyn cast him into the outer darkness and adopted in his place the nuclear physicist and Western-oriented dissident Andrei Sakharov.
Andrei Sakharov, for instance led a civil & human rights movement that ultimately resulted in the collapse of the Soviet Union.
The ex-oligarch is definitely no Andrei Sakharov, whose call for an international boycott of the 1980 Olympics was heeded by more than 60 countries, led by the US.
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 Freedom of Thought is awarded by the European Parliament annually in memory of the legendary Soviet physicist and dissident Andrei Sakharov.