RUSSIA: Tactical Diversion

With every hot-blooded Bolshevik boiling to send Soviet bombing planes to aid the beleaguered Reds of Spain, unavoidable dispute waxed in the Kremlin last week between Joseph Stalin and colleagues of the cold-blooded Dictator. In the end not a single Russian plane left for Spain last week and the whole issue was abruptly crowded out of Soviet news-organs by one more of the sensational "Trotsky conspiracies" which are regularly discovered each time it is tactically necessary to divert Russian minds from something else.

Leon Trotsky lives exiled near Oslo, Norway. Lenin and Trotsky...

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