• Short Summary

    MYSTERY SHIPMENTS OF RUSSIAN GOLD WORTH OVER ???6 MILLION WERE FLOWN INTO COPENHAGEN AND LONDON TODAY (TUESDAY).

  • Description

    MYSTERY SHIPMENTS OF RUSSIAN GOLD WORTH OVER ???6 MILLION WERE FLOWN INTO COPENHAGEN AND LONDON TODAY (TUESDAY). REPORTS SAY THE GOLD WAS TO HELP PAY FOR SOVIET GRAIN IMPORTS FROM THE UNITED STATES AND CANADA.

    GOLD SHIPMENT NO. 1 -- WORTH ABOUT GBP4 MILLION -- ARRIVED IN COPENHAGEN OVERNIGHT ABOARD A SOVIET JETLINER. ARMED DANISH POLICE STOOD GUARD BEFORE THE PLANE TOOK OFF FOR PARIS, WHERE ITS CARGO WAS UNLOADED AND TAKEN TO THE BANK OF FRANCE.

    MEANWHILE, GOLD SHIPMENT NO. 2 -- WORTH OVER GBP2 MILLION -- WAS FLOWN INTO LONDON AIRPORT. POLICE GUARDED THE SOVIET AIRCRAFT WHEN IT TAXIED TO A HALT.

    THE GOLD BARS WERE LADED INTO BULLION VANS AND TAKEN UNDER A POLICE ESCORT TO A LONDON BANK.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3I242EU3BVGIILH0VYV1G7ZDO
    Media URN:
    VLVA3I242EU3BVGIILH0VYV1G7ZDO
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/10/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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