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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Despite the rainy weather and the absence of all opposition leaders in Moscow on Andrey Sakharov Boulevard for the third consecutive Saturday, thousands of dissatisfied gathered because of the non-admission of candidates for the September local government elections in the capital.
The Nobel Prize laureate, scientist and dissident Andrey Sakharov was held under home imprisonment there.