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Raiza Palatnik Placed in Solitary Confinement

Raiza Palatnik, the 35-year-old Jewish librarian from Odessa, now serving a two year prison term for alleged anti-Soviet activities, was sentenced to five days’ solitary confinement this week for refusing to enter a filthy coil, Jewish sources here reported today, Miss Palatnik, who suffers from paralysis of her left arm, will appeal her sentence before a court in Kiev on Oct. 5, the sources said.