Update to Response to Information Request RUS16059.E of 15 December 1993 on a Jewish organization called "Children of Kuban", led by Alexander Mintz in Krasnodar [RUS18072.E]

Information on the above subject is currently unavailable to the DIRB in Ottawa.

This response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the DIRB within time constraints. This response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim to refugee status or asylum.

Sources consulted

Antisemitism World Report 1994. 1994. London: Institute of Jewish Affairs.

The Europa World Year Book 1993. 1993. Vol. 2. London: Europa Publications Ltd.

International Centre for Human Rights, Moscow.

Political and Economic Encyclopaedia of the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe. 1990. Edited by Stephen White. Harlow, Essex: Longman Group UK.

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL), Munich.

Union of Councils for Soviet Jews, Washington, DC.

On-line searches.