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Prime Ministerial Private Office files

Soviet Union: Dr. Sakharov letter to Heads of State (obtaining Soviet permission for Mrs Bonner-Sakharov to travel abroad for medical treatment) [appeal to Heads of State for assistance, sent under cover of a letter from son-in-law, Efrem Yankelovich, who requests a meeting with MT] [released Dec 2018]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: PREM19/2537 f71
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Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 4pp
Themes: Media, Civil liberties, British relations with the Soviet Union, British relations with the US, Foreign policy (USSR & successor states), Science & technology