RUSSIA: Entrance & Exits

Dictator Stalin's veteran favorite, Lazar Kaganovich, big-nosed and brutally effective in driving Soviet bureaucrats to greater Five-Year Plan zeal was last week gazetted a Vice Premier. Thus was promoted a man who is one of the few remaining Old Bolshevik top-rank members of the Government, deserving of promotion if only for the amount of trouble he has shouldered. But even such good news as a promotion was a reflection of a purge. The announcement made passing mention of "former" Vice Premiers Vlas Chubar and Stanislav Kosior. Chubar and Kosior recently failed of...

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