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Share this. Full Access. Subscribe Now. Most read Articles Book reviews. That your soul may outlive your remains in something sacred and should escape decay I have again looked at, added up, corrected, and sized up what I have been doing during these last years and have seen that this is good Yuri Orlov, .
Orlov obtained the Candidate of Sciences degree in and the Doctor of Sciences degree in In September , when Pravda published a statement by a group of prominent academicians denouncing Andrei Sakharov 's anti-patriotic activity, Orlov decided to support him, while recollecting the well memorized spells of the s, in which some academicians demanded the death penalty for others already arrested; later some of these academicians themselves were arrested; and then third academicians, still alive, publicly demanded the death penalty for them.
In , he was fired after becoming a founding member of the first Amnesty International group in the Soviet Union. In May , he organised the Moscow Helsinki Group and became its chairman.
On 10 February , Orlov was arrested. The courtroom was filled with some 50 individuals selected by authorities, while supporters and friends of Orlov, including Andrei Sakharov, were barred from entering because there was no room. Orlov at the trial argued that he has a right to criticize the government and a right to circulate such criticism under the freedom of information provisions of the Helsinki Accords.
US President Jimmy Carter expressed his concern over the severity of the sentence and the secrecy of the trial. Jackson said, "The Orlov trial, and the Ginzburg and Shcharansky incarcerations, are dramatic cases in point" when discussing Soviet breaches of law. In the summer of , American scientists  including physicists at the University of California's Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory created Scientists for Sakharov, Orlov and Shcharansky SOS , an international movement to promote and protect the human rights of scientists.
Morris Pripstein. The New York-based Helsinki Watch issued a statement about Orlov's health deterioration, "He has frequent headaches and dizzy spells, resulting from an old skull injury. He suffers from kidney and prostate inflammation, low blood pressure, rheumatic pains, toothaches, insomnia and vitamin deficiency. Medical care in the labor camp is extremely inadequate.
The authorities are gradually killing him. In , Orlov was exiled to Kobyay in Siberia and was allowed to buy a house with a garden. We would like to meet with him if he comes to this country, but I don't know that he will. I have no way of knowing his plans. Since , Orlov has been working at Cornell University as a scientist.
A member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences , Orlov studies particle accelerator design, beam interaction analysis and quantum mechanics. He has authored and coauthored numerous research papers,  articles on human rights,  and an autobiography, Dangerous Thoughts In , Gorbachev restored Soviet citizenship to Orlov and other 23 prominent exiles and emigres who lost the right in the period from to Afterward, you should liquidate the K.
In , Orlov received American citizenship. Putin is like Stalin, and he speaks in the language of the thug, the mafia. Orlov participated in two documentaries about the Soviet dissident movement , the one They Chose Freedom  and in the one Parallels, Events, People. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. For the zoologist, see Yuri Alexandrovich Orlov. Not to be confused with the fictional lead character in the film Lord of War.
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