Foreign News: Suffering Trotzky

The health of War Lord Léon Trotzky, reported staying at Suk-kum-Kale in the Caucasus, was intrinsically and extrinsically complicated.

One report said that he was suffering from "general debility, weakened heart action, bronchial tuberculosis and stomach trouble, probably a gastric ulcer." His cure was expected in from two to three months.

Another report said he was suffering from "bronchial catarrh after a sharp attack of influenza." It was stated that he would return to work "sooner than expected".

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