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Families of striking miners from Britain guests in USSR

A group of families of striking British coal miners have arrived in the Soviet Union on a vacation paid for by Soviet miners, Tass news agency said Monday. The group of 150, which also includes some miners, are to spend 21/2 weeks at a ''luxury hotel'' at the Black Sea resort of Pitsunda.

Last week a newspaper said Soviet miners had raised $23,000 in just a few days to help the striking British miners.

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