CANADA: Spy Case

More than two months after it occurred, the Canadian government last week made public details of another Soviet espionage case. Gennadi Popov, a second secretary at Ottawa's Soviet embassy — the same embassy where Cipher Clerk Igor Gouzenko exposed a vast spy apparatus in 1945 — was ordered out of Canada last July for trying to bribe an R.C.A.F. civilian employee.

The new espionage incident was, much tamer than the Gouzenko case. Gouzenko's revelations involved top British and Canadian atomic scientists and a Member of Parliament. Popov's only known contact was a Grade 2 air-force clerk, James Stanley Staples, 30,...

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