RUSSIA: Invaluable

Said Former President Alexander Kerensky (at Prague), he whom the Bolsheviki threw out of power in 1917 after he, in his turn, had cast out the Romanovs: "I approve recent wholesale de jure recognition of Soviet Russia. All democratic states, even though disagreeing with Russian Communism, will be well advised to have authorized representatives at Moscow to protect their interests, if these should be violated by Bolshevik principles."

Vicente Blasco Ibanez, Spanish novelist, describes Kerensky thus: Slender, exotic, interesting, and of an original ugliness—"ugly as only Russians are ugly."

Kerensky is...

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