ESPIONAGE: Red Faces

We didn't do it; and even if we did it, it didn't amount to much; and even if it amounted to a lot, Canada showed bad manners in talking about it; come to think about it, it was a downright, premeditated attack on us. So ran the gist of the official Russian reply to the Canadian disclosure that some Canadians had supplied atomic-bomb secrets to the Russian military attaché's office.

Russian faces were red, partly from embarrassment, partly from anger, partly from annoyance that they had so little to show for such a fuss. Moscow said that it had recalled...

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