A fragment of the Berlin Wall in the East Side Gallery with artwork by Russian artist Dmitry Vrubel “Danke, Andrej Sacharow" ("Thank you, Andrey Sakharov!“). Andrey Sakharov - a Russian nuclear physicist, dissident, and activist for disarmament, peace and human rights - died just several weeks after the fall of the Berlin Wall. The East Side Gallery is today one of the few saved pieces of of the Berlin Wall, located on Mühlenstraße in the East Berlin quarter Friedrichshain, with the West Berlin quarter Kreuzberg just across the Spree river. In 1990, 118 artists from 21 countries painted the Eastern side of the Berlin Wall — which was untouchable and even deadly before — with brushes and graffiti sprays. Finally this wall stopped dividing thousands of friends, lovers and relatives!The photograph was exhibited during 13 personal photographic exhibitions "Berlin — the City of Change" within the framework of the Year of Germany in Russia. A documentary photograph of Berlin.