NEW YORK (Dec. 18)
Former Moscow State Circus clowns, Evgeny and Olga Kozhevnikov, who have been seeking to emigrate from the Soviet Union since 1976, were granted exit visas to Israel and are expected to leave this week, the Student Struggle for Soviet Jewry and the Union of Councils for Soviet Jews reported today. The Kozhevnikovs were among the Soviet Jews that Soviet officials promised Sen. Edward Kennedy (D.Mass.) in September would be allowed to leave. They had been staging shows about Judaism and Zionism in their apartments for refusniks and potential emigrants.
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