Canada: Scent for Secrets

In a low, barely audible voice the dowdy Doukhobor farm girl told of her friendship with the Russian major.

"I have a feeling of love for [Russia]," whispered 25-year-old Emma Woikin, ex-cipher clerk in the Canadian External Affairs Department. "I wanted to help the Soviet but not to hurt Canada."

Widowed Mrs. Woikin, first of Canada's 14 spies to go on trial, had worked with the Soviet Embassy's Major Sokolov, a "handsome man." The major and his wife had been most friendly. Again & again they pressed her to come to their home. "They were...

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