Three More Jews Sentenced to Death in Russia for ‘economic Crimes’

Three more Jews have been sentenced to death in the USSR for alleged “economic crimes,” it was reported in the Soviet press, received here today.

The latest issue of Tashkenskaya Pravda, published in Tashkent, capital of Uzbekistan, reported that four men have been given the death sentence, naming the following: Krendel, Lvovsky, Lemeshev and Turdyev. No first names were given. Of the four, all but Turdyev are Jews.

A copy of the Komsomolskaya Pravda, organ of the Communist youth party in the Soviet Union, was also received here today, showing that this newspaper has deliberately underscored a Jewish name among “economic criminals.” In an article condemning such crimes in general, the youth organ mentioned only one name as the “latest example” The name was Margolis, clearly Jewish.

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