SPIEF 2021: scientists look one hundred years ahead

SPIEF 2021: scientists look one hundred years ahead (translated from the Russian Academy of Sciences website in Russian)

The President of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences Alexander Sergeev took part in the online forum “The World in Half a Century”. The event was held at the exhibition of the Nizhny Novgorod Region within the framework of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum.

Leading scientists and futurologists discussed the main trends in the development of our civilization in the future 50-100 years as well as the most important areas of scientific and technological breakthroughs and the prospects for the implementation of the most advanced technological solutions.

The President of the Russian Academy of Sciences Alexander Sergeev noted that there are three hypostases of Andrei Dmitrievich Sakharov: Sakharov – “the scientist”, Sakharov – “the thinker” and Sakharov – “the human rights activist.“The hypostasis of Andrei Dmitrievich as a thinker, of course, seems very interesting and important, since he was much ahead of his time in comprehending reality,” stressed Alexander Sergeev.

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Sakharov scholarship fund established in Russia

Sakharov scholarship fund established in Russia (translated from Russian).

The fund will award The Andrei Sakharov Scholarships to the students of the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology and the Physics Department of the Moscow State University

MOSCOW, May 26, 2021 / TASS /. The fund named after the Nobel laureate Andrei Sakharov aims to support science and education in Russia and was established with the help of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS).

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Andrei Sakharov monument opened at MEPHI

The monument of Andrei Sakharov was opened at the National Research Nuclear University MEPHI. The ceremony devoted to the 100th anniversary of Andrei Sakharov – the MEPHI professor, the Nobel Peace Prize laureate and the academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, took place on May 25, 2021 at the National Research Nuclear University MEPHI. … Read more

Gratitude to the first donors of the Fund

On the day of the 100th anniversary of Andrei Sakharov, we would like to announce that Norilsk Nickel and Sberbank were among the first companies to support our Fund.

Also, one of the first to support our Fund was Arkady Volozh (Yandex) and several other prominent entrepreneurs.

In addition, the Fund was supported by a number of well-known graduates of MIPT and MSU, such as Serguei Beloussov (Acronis) and David Yan (ABBYY).

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Andrei Sakharov monument opened in Sarov

Andrei Sakharov monument was opened in Sarov on May 21, 2021.

The ceremony was attended by Gleb NIKITIN (Governor of N.Novgorod region), Alexey LIKHACHEV (CEO of Rosatom), Alexander SERGEEV (President of the Russian Academy of Sciences and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of The Andrei Sakharov Science Foundation), Valentin KOSTYUKOV (Director of the Russian Federal Nuclear Center), Radiy ILKAEV (Honorary Science Head of the Russian Federal Nuclear Center), Marina SAKHAROVA-LIBERMAN (the granddaughter of Andrei Sakharov and the Trustee of The Andrei Sakharov Science Endowment Fund).

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