Letters: Trusting Soviet Evidence

In your story on the deportation of Karl Linnas ((ETHICS, April 20)), you ask, "Should the U.S. use Soviet evidence against accused war criminals?" The answer is contained in a B'nai B'rith report that says, "Just as the leading lawyers at the Nuremberg trials ((discovered)) . . . no American court found that the Soviet Union provided false evidence. Neither was it found that any Soviet witness lied in his or her testimony."

The Soviet Union demands the punishment of war criminals, for whom it recognizes no statute of limitations, and is always ready to present all the necessary information to...

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