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.
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.
77 manuscript boxes, 7 oversize boxes.
(44.2 Linear Feet)
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