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Exiled by Soviets, Lozansky supports Trump-Putin talks

Dr. Edward Lozansky is the founder and president of the American University in Moscow and the Russia House Association in Washington, D.C. He is also a professor at Moscow State and National Research Nuclear Universities.

But before all this, Lozansky, a nuclear physicist, was a dissident in the Soviet Union. He become an admirer of the great nuclear scientist Andrei Sakharov, the father of the Soviet hydrogen bomb, who in spite of all the privileges bestowed on him, demanded more freedom for his compatriots.

Lozansky, who was married to the daughter of a high-ranking Soviet general, was exiled and endured a six-year separation from his wife, Tatiana, and daughter, Tania,...