On the death of Mikhail Gorbachev – Statement by the initiators of the Andrei Sakharov Movement for Peace, Progress and Human Rights

Lev Ponomarev Boris Altshuler Svetlana Astrakhantseva Valery Borshchev 1 September 2022 Statement by the initiators of the Andrei Sakharov Movement for Peace, Progress and Human Rights Gorbachev, Sakharov and our…

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Rights in Russia interview – with Robert van Voren on Andrei Sakharov, human rights & Russia’s war against Ukraine

Mary Page talks with Robert van Voren, chief executive of Human Rights in Mental Health - Federation Global Initiative on Psychiatry (FGIP) and a Sovietologist by education. He is currently…

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Aleksandr Cherkasov: On what made Sakharov become a human rights defender

22 May 2022 by Aleksandr Cherkasov, former chair of the board of Memorial Human Rights Centre, which was closed down by the authorities. The author expresses his thanks to Ilya…

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Sergei Lukashevsky: Let’s keep hope alive on Sakharov’s birthday, and in the days to come

21 May 2022 by Sergei Lukashevsky is director of the Sakharov Centre. Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Фейсбук] Andrei Sakharov was born on 21 May 1921 Today is May 21,…

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The Square Root of Truth = Love. Boris Altshuler talks about a new film ‘Andrei Sakharov. On the Other Side of the Window.’

Boris Altshuler 12 January 2022 Larisa Malyukova, columnist for Novaya gazeta, talks to Boris Altshuler about a new film on the life of Andrei Sakharov Source: Novaya gazeta On 12…

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Viktor Kogan-Yasny on Andrei Sakharov: “I hope that young people today will respect Sakharov, and not just themselves.”

21 May 2021 Speech at a Yabloko event organised in honour of Andrei Sakharov, marking his centenary by Viktor Kogan-Yasny I apologise if this is a bit of an excursion…

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Sergei Lukashevsky on the 100th anniversary of Andrei Sakharov’s birth: How can Sakharov’s legacy be applied to our times?

21 May 2021 by Sergei Lukashevsky, Director of the Sakharov Centre, member of the Moscow Helsinki Group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Новая газета] The life of Andrei Sakharov was…

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Moscow City Hall stops Andrei Sakharov 100th anniversary exhibition in Moscow from going ahead [Kommersant]

17 May 2015 Sergei Lukashevsky is director of the Sakharov Centre in Moscow and a member of the Moscow Helsinki Group Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Коммерсантъ] The Sakharov Centre…

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