Information on the Union of Palestinian Students of Moscow; on what were its goals, objectives and its main activities; on who were its leaders and members; and on who was the Union's sponsor [RUS20002.E]

Information on the Union of Palestinian Students of Moscow could not be found among the sources consulted by the DIRB. For general information on the General Union of Palestine Students (GUPS), a Tunisia-based Palestinian student organization with international contacts, please consult the attachment.

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. Please find below the list of sources consulted in researching this information request.


Angel, William D. 1990. Youth Movements of the World. London: Longman Group UK, pp. 293-294.

Sources Consulted

Foreign Broadcast Information Service Reports. 1979-1994.

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) Research Institute [Munich]. Report on the USSR. 1989.

Revolutionary and Dissident Movements: An International Guide. 1991.

Yearbook on International Communist Affairs 1989: Parties and Revolutionary Movements. 1989.

On-line searches of news articles.

Oral sources.