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Yuri Orlov, Bold Champion of Soviet Dissidents, Dies at 96

Yuri Orlov, Bold Champion of Soviet Dissidents, Dies at 96

Yuri Orlov, Bold Champion of Soviet Dissidents, Dies at 96 Yuri Orlov, Bold Champion of Soviet Dissidents, Dies at 96 Yuri Fyodorovich Orlov was born on Aug. 13, 1924, in a village near Moscow to Fyodor Pavlovich Orlov, a truck driver who became an aviation engineer, and Klavdiya Petrovna Lebedeva. His father died when Yuri was 9. He served in …

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