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Andrei Dmitrievich Sakharov (Russian: Андре́й Дми́триевич Са́харов; May 21, 1921 – December 14, 1989) was a Soviet nuclear physicist, dissident and human rights activist.

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      News Source: Zee News | 11 months ago
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      News Source: Canadian Free Press | 1 year ago
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      News Source: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation | over 1 year ago
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      News Source: j. | almost 2 years ago
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      News Source: io9 | almost 2 years ago
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      News Source: International Business Times | almost 2 years ago
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