SOVIET UNION: Unordinary Case

A KGB frame-up

Anatoli Shcharansky, the Soviet computer expert and Jewish activist who has become the leading target of Moscow's campaign against dissidents, is nearing a grim anniversary: as of next week, he will have been held incommunicado for a full year in Moscow's Lefortovo prison while awaiting trial on espionage charges. Last week the regime gave him a present of sorts, a state-appointed lawyer named Silva Dubrovskaya, who was described by the chairman of the Moscow bar association as a "lovely woman and a very experienced trial lawyer." One of her first...

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