The next victim

"They threatened to make an Afghanistan out of my apartment," said Andrei Sakharov. He was referring to two armed men who last week forced their way into his apartment in Gorky, the city where the U.S.S.R.'s most celebrated dissident is now in exile. The intruders warned that the 1975 Nobel Peace prizewinner would soon be incarcerated in a KGB psychiatric facility unless he stopped issuing statements to the Western press.

Meanwhile, the Kremlin has apparently targeted the next victim in its campaign against dissidents in the Soviet Union. Lev Kopelev, 67, an internationally known scholar of German...

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