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Applications for Reinstatement of Lishentzy Flood Soviets

Twelve thousand applications from Russians without rights, a great many of them Jews, have been filed with the Kiev regional soviet for the purpose of being reinstated in their citieznship rights in accordance with a recent decision of the Soviet government. Most of those who entered their applications will be reinstated.

A flood of such applications is expected now, most of them from the regions where the Jewish population predominates. The organization of the reinstatement commissions is going on in every local soviet and the Jewish ex-traders in the townships are very hopeful of being reinstated.