P212 ORACLE 212 Sat24 Sep ITN 2101:00   EXPELLED RUSSIANS  HAD IRA CONTACTS Three Russians expelled from the Irish Republic two weeks ago had established contact with the IRA, according to security sources in Dublin. The trio, two senior diplomats and the wife of one of them, were thrown out for "unacceptable activities". They are thought to have met IRA chiefs in Ulster after crossing the border — possibly to trade arms for military intelligence. Later the IRA denied any connection with the Russians.  AMAZING VIDEO TAPE OFFER — SUMMER BARGAIN FROM MULTIBROADCAST p246