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Nobel Peace Prize Winners Share a Past Shadowed by Russian Abuses

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Democracy advocates from Belarus, Russia and Ukraine were jointly awarded the world's most prestigious peace prize, an implicit condemnation of the Kremlin's war in Ukraine and repression at home.
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What the Nobel Peace Prize-Winning Ukrainian Human Rights Group Wants From the West

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Oleksandra Matviichuk heads Ukraine's Center for Civil Liberties, which was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday along with Memorial , the largest human rights organization in Russia, and Ales Bialiatski , a democracy and human rights advocate in Belarus.
Founded in 2007 to strengthen civil society and democracy in Ukraine, the Center for Civil Liberties has this year focused on investigating and documenting war crimes against the country's civilian population by the Russian military following its invasion. The Nobel Committee, in handing its highest award to human rights activists in...
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For years, Memorial has fought efforts to rewrite Russia's history

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The Russian human rights organization, which was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, has angered Russia's leaders. Here is a look at previous Times coverage of Memorial.
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1950: First Black winner of Peace Prize

1950: First Black winner of Peace Prize

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Ralph Bunche was principal secretary of the United Nations' Palestine Commission when he was awarded the Peace Prize for his role in mediating the 1949 cease-fires between Israel and Arab states after the partition of Palestine. Bunche, an academic and...
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1948: Gandhi nominated, never wins

1948: Gandhi nominated, never wins

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Indian leader Mahatma Gandhi was nominated five times for the Nobel Peace Prize, the final time being in 1948 not long before he was assassinated. That year, the Nobel Committee chose not to bestow any award, declaring there was "no...
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1944: Awarding of Peace Prize resumes

1944: Awarding of Peace Prize resumes

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The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to the International Committee of the Red Cross for the work it had done "during the war on behalf of humanity." It was the first Peace Prize bestowed in five years; the prizes were...
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