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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Viktor Kogan-Yasny: “We were mistaken when we thought that the Communist utopia had been defeated by the desire for development and responsibility, that globalism had prevailed over self-isolation and suspicion, adulthood over infantilism.”

1 December 2020 By Viktor Kogan-Yasny Russian history of the previous and current century has been marked by immaturity: the inability (and lack of need) to see that the world…

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