RUSSIA: Wreckers

Josef Stalin heard last week in his mind's ear the groans of the dead and dying, the crack and crunch of wood & steel, which went to make up Russia's railroad disasters of the last month. He issued a decree: "Transport must improve. Some workers are so inefficient as almost to be wreckers. Unless their work improves, allegiance to the Communist Party will not save them." High spots in a month's wrecking which the Government dribbled out to the Press days late:

1) One morning a commuters' train wound across the rolling country...

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