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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She performed private concerts for Lech Walesa and Andrei Sakharov while they were beleaguered figureheads, and let Vaclav Havel carry her guitar into a Prague venue from which he would otherwise have been excluded.
A Alexi Stukov B Andrei Sakharov C Josef Kasparov D George Plekhanov 15.
The prize, worth 50,000 euro is named after the Russian physicist Andrei Sakharov and awarded each year by the European Parliament.
She accompanied Ted Kennedy and his family to Russia, escorted Joan Baez to Moscow to meet with dissident Andrei Sakharov, and hosted Josef Stalin's daughter on the family farm after Svetlana defected to the United States.
The prize, is granted by the European Parliament, and was named after Russian scientist and dissident Andrei Sakharov. Sakharov was a famed Russian nuclear physicist, and a vocal activist for disarmament, peace and human rights.
Like Andrei Sakharov, Vaclav Havel, Aung San Suu Kyi and so many dissidents that came before them, the men were hit with a bogus charge ('unlawful assembly'), were found guilty and served out their punishments last year.
The Texas Republican has led a push to change the address of the Chinese Embassy to "1 Liu Xiaobo Plaza" in honor of Liu since 2014, citing as precedent Congress' 1984 decision to rename the road outside the Soviet Embassy after prominent Russian political dissident Andrei Sakharov - another Nobel Peace Prize winner.
D'Amato (R-N.Y.) changed the address of the then-Soviet Embassy on 16th Street NW to 1 Andrei Sakharov Plaza, in honor of the Russian dissident and Nobel Peace Prize laureate, who was being kept in internal exile in Gorky (the Soviet-era name for Nizhny Novgorod).
The award is named after one of the Soviet Union's most outspoken critics, nuclear physicist (http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/january/22/newsid_2506000/2506763.stm) Andrei Sakharov .
The Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought, named after the late Russian dissident and scientist Andrei Sakharov is awarded each year by the European Parliament.