The Press: Moscow: Censorship Again

Long ago, foreign correspondents in Moscow gave up trying to guess what makes up the Kremlin's mind. When the lid of Soviet censorship was mysteriously lifted last month (TIME, Nov. 19), they got no explanations. Their am-I-dreaming-or-what stories went through untouched, and that was unexplained too.

Last week the dream dissolved. The censors were sniffing again like suspicious bird dogs at the correspondents' dispatches. Just in time for the Big Three Foreign Ministers' meeting, the lid was on again, and tight as ever.


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