Monument to Sakharov

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Andrei Dmitrievich Sakharov was a Russian nuclear physicist, Soviet dissident and human rights activist.

He became renowned as the designer of the Soviet Union's Third Idea, a codename for Soviet development of thermonuclear weapons. Sakharov was an advocate of civil liberties and civil reforms in the Soviet Union. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1975. The Sakharov Prize, which is awarded annually by the European Parliament for people and organizations dedicated to human rights and freedoms, is named in his honour

Vasilievsky Island

Vasilievsky, one of the largest islands in St.Petersburg, was originally planned to be the centre of the city

  • Address: St. Petersburg, Vasilievsky Ostrov
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