Not Josef Stalin or the Soviet State but the Moscow City Soviet issued last week a decree as dreadful as those which forced Chinese to cut off their pigtails, Turks to doff the fez.
Hereafter every room in Moscow MUST BE AIRED TWICE EACH DAY.
Moscovites have always believed that no room should be aired between early autumn and late spring. As winter approached special "putty men" have always sealed Moscow windows against the cold.
Super-drastic, the Moscow Soviet's decree provided last week that the person responsible for every room (two families often live...