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News Brief

November 6, 2001
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The United States may remove a law that restricts trade with Russia. The Jackson-Vanik Amendment of 1974 — legislation that helped to ensure the emigration of tens of thousands of Soviet Jews in the 1970s and 1980s by tying trade to emigration policy — is likely to be rescinded for Russia and other former Soviet republics.

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