Funeral of academician Andrei Sakharov.. (1989)

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Moscow. 17-18 December 1989 The coffin with the body of Andrei Sakharov in the Institute of Physics of the Academy of Sciences. Guard of Honor: NG Basov, Likhachev, A. Yu Shilinsky, EG Bonner and others. Removal of the body. Funeral procession and motorcade moved through the streets. Luzhniki. Memorial meeting. Speakers: V. Ginsburg, EG Bonner, Likhachev, EA Yevtushenko, O. Suleimenov, GH Popov, Boris Yeltsin, Yuri Afanasiev. Police pickets. Vostryakovskoye Cemetery. The coffin with the body of Andrei Sakharov are the avenues, is lowered into the grave. Among those present: EG Bonner, Sakharov's family and friends, Boris Yeltsin, and others. January 22, 1990. The 40th day of the death of Andrei Sakharov. At the entrance to the house where he lived Sakharov - the portrait of Sakharov, flowers, lighted candles. Vostryakovskoye Cemetery. Sakharov's grave. Requiem. Among those in attendance: S. Farad.