Foreign News: Unifier

Appointed last week to the newly created post of unifier of the Communist Party's Press Section and the Soviet Union's Propaganda & Agitation Department was Andrei Alexandrovich Zhdanov, 42. Comrade Zhdanov, noted for his purging zeal, during the past year has been one of Boss Stalin's two top assistants in the Communist Party's secretariat.

The Soviet Union has put increasing emphasis on provoking a proletarian revolution in other, preferably neighboring, countries. "Internationalism is inseparable from patriotism!" last week screamed Komsomolskaya Pravda, newsorgan of the Young Communist League. "The extermination of the capitalist...

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