Russian nuclear physicist, human rights activist, and dissident. Won the Nobel Peace price in 1975
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Both now and for always, I intend to hold fast to my belief in the hidden strength of the human spirit.
Our country, like every modern state, needs profound democratic reforms.
It needs political and ideological pluralism, a mixed economy and protection of human rights and the opening up of society.
In 1947 I defended my thesis on nuclear physics, and in 1948 I was included in a group of research scientists whose task was to develop nuclear weapons.
I regard the death penalty as a savage and immoral institution that undermines the moral and legal foundations of society.
My present work concerns the problems connected with the theory of elementary particles, the theory of gravitation and cosmology and I shall be glad if I can manage to make some contribution to these important branches of science.
In and after 1964 when I began to concern myself with the biological issues, and particularly from 1967 onwards, the extent of the problems over which I felt uneasy increased to such a point that in 1968 I felt a compelling urge to make my views public.
For me, the moral difficulties lie in the continual pressure brought to bear on my friends and immediate family, pressure which is not directed against me personally but which at the same time is all around me.
I could not stop something I knew was wrong and terrible. I had an awful sense of powerlessness.