Bonner to Seek Eye Care in Italy

Associated Press

Soviet dissident Yelena Bonner, wife of Nobel Peace laureate Andrei D. Sakharov, said today that she plans to go to Italy in 1988 for an eye examination and possible surgery.

Bonner, 63, returned with Sakharov to Moscow on Dec. 23 after the Kremlin lifted their internal exile in Gorky. Bonner was allowed to leave in December, 1985, to seek medical care for eye and heart ailments in Italy and the United States. Bonner suffers from glaucoma. She and Sakharov, 65, have complained of feeling ill and tired since returning to Moscow.

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