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18/01/2022 - 16:22
Winnie Byanyima: Vaccine warrior This UN leader knew that vaccine equity wouldn’t happen without a fight. Before vaccines for COVID-...
31/12/2021 - 13:13
His death was announced by his son, Boris, who wrote: “One of the best people in our country has died. My father loved life wholeheartedly...
13/09/2021 - 13:26
His sentimental appeal is well-received, until a second extraterrestrial stands up and begins to list humanity’s wrongdoings, which include...
24/05/2021 - 13:25
Sakharov was born in Moscow on May 21, 1921, into a family that was firmly established as part of the city's intelligentsia. Like much of...
21/01/2021 - 21:53
Prof. Vishnevsky was an outstanding scholar, arguably the most renowned demographer of Russia and the post-Soviet space. He contributed...
01/10/2020 - 18:07
In 1973, Orlov founded the Moscow branch of Amnesty International. Three years later, he helped create the Moscow Helsinki Group. Initially...
21/09/2020 - 18:42
From the sprawling conflicts of the 1917 Bolshevik revolution and the tyrannies of Stalin to the collapse of the Soviet Union and Vladimir...
15/08/2020 - 19:42
The Association for Civil Rights in Israel, which Gavison formerly headed, stated that "Ruth was a major figure who helped shaping the...
07/08/2020 - 16:55
Steinsaltz, an educator who established a network of schools in Israel and the former Soviet Union, wrote more than 60 books on subjects...
30/10/2019 - 13:01
Bukovsky was always modest about his achievements. He once said that it was the stupidity of those who ruled the Soviet Union that brought...
29/08/2019 - 12:15
“His innumerable accomplishments in the computer sciences fields were enormous,” Prof. Yehoshua Kolodny, an Israel Prize laureate in earth...
07/08/2019 - 11:58
They were never heard from again. Korczak was a beloved children’s author, pediatrician and teacher whose values and lessons have been...

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