RUSSIA: Diary Revealed

At Tobolsk, Siberia, a bearded man, guarded by respectful soldiers, scratched peacefully in his diary:

"Nov. 4. ... For the last two days no agency telegrams. . . . Perhaps nothing of importance is happening in the large cities. . ."

This "nothing of importance" was the "November Revolution" of 1917. Out of it clanked and reared the present Communist State, trampling down Kerensky's puny and irresolute Republic. Last week the present masters of Communist Russia made public, contemptuously, the diary of the onetime Tsar of all the Russias, written at Tobolsk....

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