MEXICO: Ambassador's End

Russia's sleek, smiling Ambassador to Mexico climbed into the Mexican Army plane. Behind him came his wife and three members of his staff. In his pocket he carried his new credentials to the Government of Costa Rica, one of several Latin American Republics from which he had won recognition of the Soviet Union. Heavily, in the grey dawn, the plane lifted itself off the ground to 400 feet, then dived back to earth. There was a flash of blue and red flames. Then, in the blazing plane, death came to 42-year-old Ambassador Oumansky, his wife, and three Embassy officials. Nor...

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