March 2, 1995 in Nation/World

Foreigners With Aids Deported From Russia

Compiled From Wire Services

Russia and the other former Soviet republics have deported 452 foreigners who have AIDS, the ITAR-Tass news agency quoted Russian health officials as saying Wednesday.

The announcement came as Russia’s parliament is considering controversial legislation that would require all foreigners wishing to stay in Russia for more than three months to prove they are not infected with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.

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