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Aleksandr Sakharov

diplomat

Aleksandr Sakharov, USSR Diplomat.

Background

Sakharov, Aleksandr was born in 1948.

Career

Worked in the Radio and TV Department of Social Information of the United Nations in New York from May 1980. Previously held several high positions in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Moscow. Defected with his wife and daughter in New York, March 1981.

Religion

Religion is bad because it doesn't give equal treatment to women and thus offends basic human rights.

Views

The Communist Party of the Soviet Union is the leading and guiding force of Soviet society, and the nucleus of its political system, of all state and public organizations.