Born November 23, 1942
Died December 31, 1999
Former Political Prisoner,
first time arrested by KGB at 18 for arrested
and sentenced to 5 years in prison for creation
of "antisoviet youth organization"
In June 1970, participated in an attempt of 10 other
people to high jack the plane from Leningrad to Sweden in
order to immigrate. He was arrested again for "treason" and sentenced
to 14 years in lab. This
was a famous "samoletchik" affair which later has opened the
immigration doors to thousands and thousands of Soviet jews.