In addition to the human rights center, the Belarusian human rights activist Ales Byalyatsky, founder of the Viasna human rights center in Belarus, as well as the Ukrainian Center for Civil Liberties are also among the laureates.
Recall that last year the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to the editor-in-chief of Novaya Gazeta Dmitry Muratov.
This year's Nobel Prize in Physics went to scientists who proved that when entangled, particles behave as a whole, even when separated. The Chemistry Prize was awarded to scientists for their study of click chemistry and bioorthogonal reactions. Their research is important for drug development. The Swedish biologist won the medical award for sequencing the Neanderthal genome. The French writer Annie Ernault received the Literature Prize.
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