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    MRS SHEILA WYNNE, WIFE OF MR.GREVILLE WYNNE, A BRITISH BUSINESSMAN HELD IN RUSSIA ON AN?

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    MRS SHEILA WYNNE, WIFE OF MR.GREVILLE WYNNE, A BRITISH BUSINESSMAN HELD IN RUSSIA ON AN ESPIONAGE CHARGE, LEFT LONDON BY AIR TODAY (SUNDAY) FOR MOSCOW TO ATTEND HER HUSBAND'S TRIAL WHICH OPENS THIS WEEK.

    THE SPY CHARGES FACING 42-YEAR-OLD WYNNE COULD BRING A DEATH SENTENCE OR SEND HIM TO JAIL FROM SEVEN TO 15 YEARS.HE HAS BEEN DETAINED SINCE HE WAS ARRESTED IN BUDAPEST LAST NOVEMBER.

    AT THE AIRPORT MRS WYNNE TOLD REPORTERS "...ALL I CAN SAY IS THAT I AM GLAD TO BE ON MY WAY."
    MR.DEREK SINCLAIR, HER HUSBAND'S BRITISH LAWYER, ACCOMPANIED MRS WYNNE.BUT MR WYNNE WILL BE DEFENDED AT HIS TRIAL, WHICH STARTS ON TUESDAY, BY A SOVIET LAWYER.THEY LEFT FOR AMSTERDAM WHERE AFTER AN HOUR'S WAIT THEY WILL FLY ON TO MOSCOW.

    (IT HAS BEEN REPORTED THAT OLEG PENKOVSKY, FORMER SOVIET SCIENTIFIC OFFICIAL, WILL STAND TRAIL WITH MR.WYNNE.THE TWO HAVE BEEN LINKED IN SOVIET ALLEGATIONS OF A WESTERN-DIRECTED SPY RING MADE SINCE WYNNE'S ARREST.

    WYNNE'S WIFE LAST SAW HIM FOR AN HOUR AT MOSCOW'S LUBIANKA JAIL LAST DECEMBER.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAE8ESYGFD347IHM64OIM8NQBNG
    Media URN:
    VLVAE8ESYGFD347IHM64OIM8NQBNG
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/05/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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