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Andrei Sakharov: Soviet Physics, Nuclear Weapons, and Human Rights

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Andrei Sakharov: Soviet Physics, Nuclear Weapons, and Human Rights
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Publisher: American Institute of Physics

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Andrei Sakharov, the father of the Soviet Union's hydrogen bomb, went on to struggle for human rights, peace and democracy, sacrificing his high position for exile and repression. His remarkable pilgrimage is explained by his biographer and illuminated with rare photos.

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