One thing the Soviet State always gives its citizens is ACTIONa new deal, good or bad, almost every day on something vital to every Russian. Last week with customary abruptness the State:
¶ Suspended until next May operation of the drastic decree requiring millions of Soviet citizens not indispensably employed in cities to move to the country (TIME, Jan. 9).
¶ Called in the "gold bonds" issued by the Soviet Torgsin. Reasons: 1) counterfeiting; 2) clandestine speculation in "gold bonds" by Russians who doubt the statement of their leaders that "the Soviet Union is...