RUSSIA: Dolgorukovo

The Grand Duke Nikolai,* the Grand Duke Cyril,* Prince Felix Youssoupov, and other pre-eminent Russian emigres well know where to find many a gem and golden ruble buried and hidden by themselves before they fled Russia. Recently Prince Dolgorukovo, relatively small aristocratic fry, entered Russia in disguise to retrieve some of his buried treasure. . . .

Prince Dolgorukovo has been resident in Paris since the Red Revolution, has sunk to penury. Riches indisputably his were to be had for the digging, in Russia. By great good fortune he was able to buy...

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