Sakhrov and the Olympics

February 1980
National Review;2/8/1980, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p139
The article focuses on issues related to the imprisonment of Soviet Human Rights Activist Andrei Sakharov to Gorky, Soviet Union for his opposition to the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan. The article further offers a look at the prospective boycott of the Olympic Games to be held in Moscow, Soviet Union by the U.S. in protest of the Soviet invasion. The article finally speculates at the demands that U.S. President Jimmy Carter might place before the Soviets for his country's participation in the Olympics, which might include the freedom of Sakharov.


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