NEW YORK (Jul. 26)
The nine Jews sentenced in Kishinev on June 30 for alleged anti-Soviet agitation and complicity in an alleged skyjacking plot have been sent to a forced-labor camp in Mordovia, in central Russia, it was reported here today by reliable Jewish sources. The camp is in the same region as Potma prison, to which five of the Jews convicted in the first Leningrad trial and two of those convicted in Riga were sent earlier this month, as reported by the JTA Daily News Bulletin last Friday. (The reference in that story to the prison’s being in Moldavia was incorrect.) The Kishinev prisoners are David Iserovich Chernoglaz, who received a five-year sentence; Anatoly Moiseyevich Goldfeld, four years; Hillel Zalmonovich Shur, Aleksander Galperin, Abraham Trakhtenberg. Semeon Abramovich Levit, Arkady Voloshin and Garl Kirshner, two years each, and David Rabinovich, one year.