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Iurii Aleksandrovich Vetokhin

computer programmer

Iurii Vetokhin, USSR Computer programmer.

Background

Vetokhin, Iurii was born in 1928 in Leningrad.

Career

Tried to escape to Turkey by swimming the Black Sea. Caught and placed in a mental institution, 1963. Later released. Took a cruise to Indonesia on a Soviet ship, and defected, 1979.

Settled in the USA.