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    MRS.SHEILA WYNNE, WIFE OF BRITISH BUSINESSMAN GREVILLE WYNNE, FLEW INTO MOSCOW YESTERDAY (SUNDAY) TO ATTEND?

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    MRS.SHEILA WYNNE, WIFE OF BRITISH BUSINESSMAN GREVILLE WYNNE, FLEW INTO MOSCOW YESTERDAY (SUNDAY) TO ATTEND THE TRIAL OF HER HUSBAND ON ESPIONAGE CHARGES.SHE WILL BE IN COURT TOMORROW WHEN THE CASE OPENS AGAINST HER HUSBAND IN THE FIRST SPY TRIAL OF AN ENGLISHMAN IN RUSSIA FOR 30 YEARS.

    MR.WYNNE, 42, MANAGING DIRECTOR OF MOBILE EXHIBITIONS LTD.AND A SPECIALIST IN EAST-WEST TRADE, WILL STAND TRIAL BEFORE THE MILITARY COLLEGIUM OF THE SOVIET SUPREME COURT.HE WILL BE DEFENDED BY A RUSSIAN COUNSEL.

    REPORTS SAY HE WILL BE TRIED JOINTLY WITH OLEG PENKOVSKY, 43, A FORMER OFFICIAL OF THE STATE MINISTRY FOR SCIENTIFIC COORDINATION AND RESEARCH.SOVIET NEWSPAPERS ALLEGE PENKOVSKY WAS AN AGENT OF BRITISH AND U.S.INTELLIGENCE, WHILE WYNNE "UNDER THE GUISE OF BUSINESSMAN" BROUGHT HIM INSTRUCTIONS AND RECEIVED ESPIONAGE DATA FROM HIM.BOTH WYNNE AND PENKOVSKY FACE CHARGES THAT COULD CARRY A DEATH SENTENCE.

    SOVIET NEWSPAPERS HAVE NAMED FIVE U.S.DIPLOMATS ALLEGED TO HAVE BEEN LINKED WITH WYNNE AND PENKOVSKY IN A SPY RING.ONE OF THE DIPLOMATS, CAPTAIN ALEXIS DAVISON, PHYSICIAN AT THE AMERICAN EMBASSY, LEFT MOSCOW TODAY FOR A HOLIDAY IN NORWAY.DURING A STOPOVER AT STOCKHOLM TODAY, HE DENIED BEING IMPLICATED IN ANY WAY WITH ESPIONAGE.

    FILMED IS THE STREET - KUTUZOVSKY PROSPECT - WHERE CAPT.DAVISON LIVED DURING HIS MOSCOW STAY.ALSO SHOWN IS A MOSCOW BUS STOP WHERE, SOVIET NEWSPAPERS SAY CAPT.DAVISON AND ALLEGED MEMBERS OF THE SPY RING SUPPOSEDLY HIT SECRET DOCUMENTS FOR PASSING ON TO EACH OTHER.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA92S1VH55IH9U5QS841CRZQO78
    Media URN:
    VLVA92S1VH55IH9U5QS841CRZQO78
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/05/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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