Jüri Kukk (1940 - 1981) MP

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Jüri Kukk (May 1, 1940, Pärnu, Estonia — March 27, 1981, Vologda[1] , Russia) was an Estonian professor of chemistry, a Soviet dissident, who died in a Soviet labor camp after several months of hunger strike and psychiatric treatments.[2][3] He resigned from the Communist Party of the Soviet Union in 1978 and was subsequently fired from the post of the Associate Professor of chemistry at Tartu University. He was also refused permission to emigrate.[2] Jüri Kukk was arrested in February 1980 "for distribution of anti-Soviet Propaganda".[4]

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Jüri Kukk (1. mai 1940 Pärnu – 27. märts 1981 Vologda) oli eesti keemik, Tartu Riikliku Ülikooli õppejõud ja vabadusvõitleja. Jüri Kukk sündis 1940. aastal Pärnus, õppis Mõisaküla keskkoolis, kust heideti 1958. aasta algul välja, seejärel Abja keskkoolis, mille ta lõpetas kevadel 1958. Jüri Kukk õppis ja töötas keemikuna Tartu Riiklikus Ülikoolis aastatel 1958–1979, vahepeal stažeeris ka Prantsusmaal Bellevue's.

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1940
May 1, 1940
1981
March 27, 1981
Age 40
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