RUSSIA: Conservative Dictator

Far more habitually silent than U. S. President Calvin Coolidge, is the Dictator of Soviet Russia, Josef Stalin. This onetime Georgian peasant does not receive the gentlemen of the press daily, weekly, monthly, or even once a year. At long intervals the Dictator simply releases a statement with instructions that it shall appear verbatim in such and such news organs. Last week M. Stalin sent out a pronouncement which filled twelve solid columns in leading Soviet newspapers.

Resumé. Since the Opposition faction in the Communist party has bitterly opposed the Government's policy toward...

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