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Four More Soviet Jews Sentenced for ‘economic Crimes.’

Prison terms totaling 33 years were imposed on four Jews in Moldavia who were convicted on charges of “illegal gold and currency transactions, ” it was reported here today from Moscow.

The reports were based on an account in a Moldavian newspaper which indicated that two other persons with Jewish names were implicated and might have been imprisoned. The account failed to specify what imprisonment might have been imposed on the other two, Moldavia is a Soviet province on the Black Sea.

The heaviest sentence of 15 years was imposed on Semyon Kaporov, whose property was confiscated. Fishel Kleinman, a factory worker, received eight years. Two women, Frieda Goldsman, a housewife, and Dr. Sura Glusman, formerly a staff member in a Kishinev city clinic, each was sentenced to five-year terms.

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