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Senator Urges Refuseniks’ Release

March 28, 1988
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Sen. John Heinz (R-Pa.) met with the second ranking official of the Soviet Embassy here Friday to press for an exit visa for Yuli Kosharovsky.

The refusenik has been fasting in Moscow since March 10, the 17th anniversary of his application for an exit visa to leave the Soviet Union.

Heinz presented the official, Sergey Chetverikov, with a letter urging that Kosharovsky, his wife Inna and his three children be allowed to emigrate. The letter was initiated by Heinz and Sen. Frank Lautenberg (R-N.J.) and signed by 63 other senators.

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