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November 27, 1973
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Vladimir Mogilever, a Soviet Jewish activist who was sentenced May 1971 to four years in the Potma labor camp, disappeared from the camp Nov. 2 and his whereabouts is unknown, the Student Struggle for Soviet Jewry reported. Mogilever, one of the defendants in the second Leningrad trial, was called to the “vachta,” an official building in the camp on Nov. 2 and has not been seen since. The SSSJ also reported that Oleg Frolov, who was arrested in 1969 and sentenced in 1970 to five years in the Perm labor camp, has also disappeared. In both cases, the Soviet Jewry group pointed out, the disappearance does not necessarily mean that the prisoners have met with any danger, but their disappearances have raised cause for concern.

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