Escape by Sea

On the evening of December 13, 1974, scientist Slava Kurilov jumped from the deck of a huge Soviet ship into the waters of the Pacific Ocean. Against all odds, he managed to swim to the shores of the Philippines - and thus defect from the Soviet Union. Twenty-three years later, Kurilov drowned in Lake Kinneret. A new book tells the story of his extraordinary life.

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