MOSCOW (AP) - Activists
who organized a human rights sem-
inar to test the new Soviet "open-
ness" got official warnings yesterday
that it was illegal and found the
meeting hall they had rented closed
for a "sanitary day."
Sponsors of the seminar said
many foreign guests could not get
By contrast, Pushkin Square and
the House of Union were filled by
official groups holding approved
rallies on International Human
Alexander Rubchenko, whose un-
official organization tries to build
trust between the United States and
Soviet Union, said about 20 police
officers detained him and seven other
members for several hours when they
left an apartment for Pushkin Square
to hold their own demonstration.
The unofficial seminar came the
day after Soviet leader Mikhail Gor-
bachev defended Soviet human rights
policies in a talk with U.S. journal-
ists in Washington.
Four members of the U.S. House
of representatives and a Czech dis-
sident received permission to travel
to Moscow for the seminar sponsored
by Press Club Glasnost, named for
Gorbachev's policy of greater open-
ness in Soviet society.
Lef Timofeyev, the organizer of
the seminar, said more foreign guests
had been expected from the United
States, Poland and West Germany,
but they had been refused Soviet
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