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    THREE SOVIET DIPLOMATS, ACCUSED OF ESPIONAGE IN THE UNITED STATES, HAVE FLOWN BACK TO RUSSIA.THEY?

  • Description

    THREE SOVIET DIPLOMATS, ACCUSED OF ESPIONAGE IN THE UNITED STATES, HAVE FLOWN BACK TO RUSSIA.THEY LEFT NEW YORK'S IDLEWILD AIRPORT YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) AFTER BEING ORDERED TO QUIT AMERICA.

    THE TRIO - MR.ROMASHIN, MR.PAVLOV, AND MR.OLENEV - WERE ALL MEMBERS OF RUSSIA'S UNITED NATIONS DELEGATION.THEY ALLEGEDLY TOOK PART IN A SPY PLOT INVOLVING A SOVIET CHAUFEUR AND AN AMERICAN ENGINEER.

    THE CHAUFFEUR AND THE ENGINEER WERE ARRESTED EARLIER THIS WEEK AND ARE BEING HELD FOR TRIAL.RUSSIA HAS DENIED THE DIPLOMATS WERE SPIES AND PROTESTED THAT THEY HAD BEEN ILLEGALLY ARRESTED.

    IN A NOTE TO THE AMERICAN U.N.DELEGATION, THE SOVIET DELEGATION SAID IT CATEGORICALLY DENIED THE "GROUNDLESS" CHARGES AGAINST THE DIPLOMATS.IT CLAIMS THAT PHYSICAL FORCE WAS USED AGAINST TWO OF THEM - MR.PAVLOV AND MR.ROMASHIN - DURING THEIR ARREST.

    THE DIPLOMATS WERE RELEASED AFTER THEIR ARREST AND GIVEN 48 HOURS TO LEAVE AMERICA.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEMVX677EE5FJNMD4H8LIQ4NLX
    Media URN:
    VLVAEMVX677EE5FJNMD4H8LIQ4NLX
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/11/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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