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Published: 15 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374008-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7400-8
... In December 1986, Gorbachev allowed exiled dissident Sakharov to return to Moscow and when he encountered foot-dragging at a January 1987 Central Committee plenum on democratic change, Gorbachev stepped up glasnost to mobilize public opinion to outflank conservative opponents. An explosion of...
Published: 15 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374008-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7400-8
.... The chapter describes the origins of the human rights movement, the rise of unofficial samizdat literature, the creation of the underground dissident journal The Chronicle of Current Events , the Jewish emigration movement, Andrei Sakharov and Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, and KGB chief Yuriy Andropov’s...
Published: 15 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374008-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7400-8
Published: 01 January 1996
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377825-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7782-5
... thoughts on the linkage between anti-nuclear power platforms and nationalism in Lithuania and Ukraine and why that linkage was not duplicated in Russia. The Battle against Gorky AST Gorky, now Nizhny Novgorod, is probably best known as the city in which Andrei Sakharov was...
Book Chapter

By Jane I. Dawson
Published: 01 January 1996
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377825-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7782-5
... Sabaliauskas, Julius, 47 Rukh (Ukrainian Movement for Pere• St. Petersburg (Russia), x stroika), 77-80, 90, 92, 96,172 Sajudis. See Lithuanian Movement for Russia: annulment of moratorium on Perestroika Index 219 Sakharov, Andrei, 101...