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The case of another Soviet Jew who lost his job after applying for an exit visa was reported Thursday by Labor MP Greville Janner. He told the Jewish Telegraphic Agency that he had just learned of the plight of Yuri Miloslavsky, 26, a radio journalist in Kharkov, who was fired and forced to take a 30-ruble-a-month job as a streetcar ticket collector. Janner said that Miloslavsky’s wife, Irena, 26, a chemist, was also fired. They were warned that they would be prosecuted as “parasites” unless they took whatever employment was offered them. Janner reported. He said he has referred Miloslavsky’s case to British journalists who might be in a position to intervene with Soviet authorities for visas for the Miroslavskys.

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