A political thriller based on the trial of Yuri Orlov
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Yuri Orlov was a prominent nuclear physicist, a Soviet dissident, and a human rights activist.
In 1978, after a show trial in Moscow, he was sentenced to ten years in a Siberian Labour Camp.
Orlov was freed in 1986, only to be stripped of his Soviet citizenship and deported to the United States as a part of an exchange for a Soviet spy.
He is now a Professor of Physics at Cornell University.