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Yarim-Agaev (Yuri) papers
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Description
Writings, correspondence, reports, notes, financial records, case files, printed matter, and audiovisual material, relating to human rights and dissent in the Soviet Union, and political conditions and the promotion of democracy in the Soviet Union and post-Soviet Russia.
Background
Yuri Yarim-Agaev (b. 1949), a scholar and human rights activist, graduated from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology. After graduation he worked as Senior Scientist for the Institute of Chemical Physics in the USSR Academy of Sciences. In 1978 Yarim-Agaev joined the Moscow Helsinki Group and prepared many of its documents on human rights violation in the USSR. One of those documents, denouncing the system of Soviet political exiles, resulted from his trip to remote areas of Siberia and the Soviet Far East.
Extent
77 manuscript boxes, 7 oversize boxes. (44.2 Linear Feet)
Restrictions
For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Library & Archives.
Availability
The collection is open for research; materials must be requested in advance via our reservation system. If there are audiovisual or digital media material in the collection, they must be reformatted before providing access.