• Short Summary

    AFTER A PRESS CONFERENCE AT AMSTERDAM CENTRAL POLICE STATION LATE OCT 11, MR. ALEXAI GOLUB,?

  • Description

    AFTER A PRESS CONFERENCE AT AMSTERDAM CENTRAL POLICE STATION LATE OCT 11, MR. ALEXAI GOLUB, THE RUSSIAN BIO-CHEMIST WHO SOUGHT POLITICAL ASYLUM IN HOLLAND OCT 8, GAVE AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW TO VISNEWS IN WHICH HE GAVE HIS REASON FOR DEFECTING, EXPRESSED THE HOPE THAT HIS WORK ON CANCER RESEARCH COULD BE CONTINUED IN THE WEST, AND REFUTED SOVIET ALLEGATIONS THAT HE HAD BEEN KIDNAPPED AND ILL TREATED BY THE DUTCH POLICE.

    MR. GOLUB AND HIS WIFE WERE WITH A PARTY OF SOVIET TOURISTS IN HOLLAND, WHEN HE DECIDED TO SEEK POLITICAL ASYLUM. HIS WIFE REFUSED TO STAY WITH HIM AS HER PARENTS ARE LIVING IN RUSSIA. HER OCT 9 DEPARTURE FROM SCHIPOL AIRPORT RESULTED IN A FIGHT BETWEEN SOVIET EMBASSY OFFICIALS AND DUTCH AUTHORITIES WHO INSISTED MRS. GOLUB SHOULD PERSONALLY CONFIRM HER DESIRE TO RETURN TO RUSSIA. AFTER TALKS WITH HER HUSBAND AND DUTCH AUTHORITIES, MRS. GOLUB BOARDED THE AIRCRAFT AND FLEW BACK TO MOSCOW.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9ILP4VONLT1QTA4KNZQGX1V49
    Media URN:
    VLVA9ILP4VONLT1QTA4KNZQGX1V49
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/10/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:09:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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