Rumors were making the rounds last week that Moscow had completed plans to overthrow Yugoslavia's Marshal Tito. The coup d'etat, so the story ran, would start with a Moscow-engineered revolt in Belgrade. Tito would be liquidated. Satellite parachutists would descend on the Yugoslav capital; mechanized troops would roll across the frontier, presumably from Hungary, where by latest reports the Russians had five divisions (including two armored), were busily constructing airstrips. The rumors differed only on the timing of the coup: some said it was due this month, others next spring.

At Lake Success, Yugoslav Deputy Foreign Minister Ales Bebler...

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