[sah-kuh-rawf, -rof, sak-uh-; Russian sah-khuh-ruh f]
- An·drei (Dmi·tri·e·vich) [ahn-drey di-mee-tree-uh-vich; Russian uhn-dryey dmyee-tryi-yi-vyich] /ˈɑn dreɪ dɪˈmi tri ə vɪtʃ; Russian ʌnˈdryeɪ ˈdmyi tryɪ yɪ vyɪtʃ/, 1921–1989, Russian nuclear physicist and human-rights advocate: Nobel Peace Prize 1975.
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Examples from the Web for sakharov
In the past, there was a square in Washington in front of the Soviet embassy which was called ‘Sakharov Plaza.’
So each time they had to write something at the Soviet embassy, they had to mention Sakharov.
When he addressed a demonstration last weekend on Sakharov Prospect, the biggest in Moscow in 20 years, the crowd went wild.Russian Opposition Leader Demands New Elections
December 28, 2011
- Andrei (anˈdrjej). 1921–89, Soviet physicist and human-rights campaigner: Nobel peace prize 1975