Russia Notes: Apr. 19, 1926

Sensation. A significant despatch last week indicated that Gregory Zinoviev, "spiritual son of Lenin," has been re-elected chairman of the Third International, or world-wide Communist bureau for propaganda, terror and general subversion.

Since almost every foreign commentator upon Soviet politics has predicted within the last few months that M. Zinoviev would instead be ousted from this post by those potent "moderate Communists," Stalin and Premier* Rykov, the sensation of last week was notable.

The chief Soviet representatives on the new Executive Council of the...

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