1989 Photo Contest, People in the News, 3rd prize

Lev Sherstennikov


01 January, 1988

Soviet and Russian scientist and dissident Andrei Sakharov at a meeting of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR, with its former president Anatoly Alexandrov. Sakharov became a member of the Academy after his return from exile to Moscow in December 1986. In 1988 he visited the United States on his first foreign trip in 30 years.

About the photographer

Lev Sherstennikov

Russian photojournalist Lev Sherstennikov (Ufa, 1938) graduated from Leningrad Institute of Cinema Engineering. From 1957 onwards, he began to publish his photos in the magazine ...

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