Viktor Stern, son of Dr. Mikhail Stern who is currently serving an eight-year prison term in the Soviet Union, has been told by the authorities that he must leave the USSR by June 15, the Student Struggle for Soviet Jewry reported today. The SSSJ also reported that Mikhail Varnavitsky, son of the “top activist” in Leningrad, Israel Varnavitsky, has received an exit visa. Mikhail’s father, who suffers from a severe heart condition, and his mother, have been denied an exit visa, the SSSJ reported.
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