Soviets Plant Spies Among Jewish Emigres in Israel, Beirut Paper Claims

Authorities in Jordan have found documents showing that the Soviet Government is using Soviet Jewish emigrants to establish a spy network in Israel, according to the Beirut newspaper L’Orient-De Jour.

The newspaper was-reported here as saying that the documents were found in the Soviet Aeroflot TU-134 airliner that crashed June 30 at Amman Airport. “These documents are reported to deal with a network of Soviet agents implanted in Israel through the channel of Jewish immigration.” The newspaper reported.”

Soviet authorities have permitted the screening of the Israeli film “In Siege” at the International Film Festival which opens in Moscow Tuesday. The film, however, will not be included in the official list but will be shown in a public hall.

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