COMMUNISTS: Tap Day at the Kremlin

Something important was going on in Russia. This was all that the world could be sure of. The news itself was in two deadpan paragraphs on the back page of the Soviet papers, under the heading "Chronicle." The Presidium of the Supreme Soviet had "released the Deputy Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the U.S.S.R., Comrade V.M. Molotov, from the duties of Minister of Foreign Affairs." It had appointed Andrei Vishinsky as Foreign Minister. Also, it had released the Deputy Chairman etc., A. I. Mikoyan, from the post of Minister of...

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