• Short Summary

    MRS. SHEILA WYNNE, WHOSE HUSBAND IS SERVING AN EIGHT YEAR PRISON SENTENCE IN RUSSIA ON?

  • Description

    MRS. SHEILA WYNNE, WHOSE HUSBAND IS SERVING AN EIGHT YEAR PRISON SENTENCE IN RUSSIA ON CHARGES OF SPYING, FLEW FROM LONDON TO MOSCOW ON MONDAY. SHE WAS WELCOMED AT MOSCOW AIRPORT BY THE BRITISH CONSUL, MR. KENNETH KIRBY.

    MR. KIRBY LATER ANNOUNCED THAT THE BRITISH EMBASSY HAD ASKED THE SOVIET FOREIGN MINISTRY TO ARRANGE FOR MRS. WYNNE TO SEE HER HUSBAND, WHO IS HELD AT A PRISON AT VLADIMIR. ABOUT 125 MILES (200 KMS) EAST OF MOSCOW. MRS. WYNNE, WHO HAS BEEN GRANTED A FOURTEEN-DAY VISA, HAS NOT SEEN HER HUSBAND SINCE SOON AFTER HIS TRIAL TEN MONTHS AGO. SHE SAID THAT SHE IS TAKING WITH HER A NUMBER OF BOOKS, MOSTLY OF A LIGHT NATURE, WHICH COULD HELP OCCUPY HER HUSBAND'S TIME. SHE ADDED THAT HE SEEMED "FAIRLY FIT" FROM THE MONTHLY LETTERS HE WROTE HER.

    WYNNE, WHO IS FORTY-FIVE WAS CONVICTED IN MAY LAST YEAR FOR ALLEGED SPYING WHICH INCLUDED THE DELIVER OF CAMERAS, FILM AND INFORMATION DURING AND AFTER HIS VISIT S TO MOSCOW. ON TRIAL WITH HIM WAS A RUSSIAN, OLEG PENKOVSKY, WHO WAS SENTENCED TO DEATH.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2QBZXTAAN02PA10Q6CLAIMYHF
    Media URN:
    VLVA2QBZXTAAN02PA10Q6CLAIMYHF
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/03/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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