RUSSIA: Revenge

Mechislav Vorovsky, head of the Soviet delegation at Lausanne, was shot dead by Maurice Alexander Conradi (Swiss, whilom Tsarist officer), while dining at the Hotel Cecil in Lausanne.

Naturally enough the Soviet oligarchy in Moscow were greatly incensed over the affair. They have accused all their numerous enemies of complicity in the shooting. It is perhaps unfortunate that the murder took place at a time when Britain had sent a stiff note to Russia and shortly after the shooting of Slogett, a clerk in the British Commercial Mission in Moscow, by the...

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