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After a diplomatic showdown, a Soviet youth chooses to go home

The pale, slender young man speaking with reporters in Washington last week could scarcely have appeared more American. He was dressed in blue jeans and Nike sneakers, with a pair of aviator-style sunglasses dangling from the V neck of an open polo shirt, and his longish blond hair was tousled and curly. But the Russian accent was unmistakable, even as he began speaking in colloquial English: "The thing that I want to say is that I don't want to stay here." In another second...

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