RUSSIA: Scoop

As part of his campaign to jazz up Izvestia, new Editor Aleksei Adzhubei (who has the advantage of being Nikita Khrushchev's son-in-law) produced a scoop that was supposed to have come out of Nazi documents captured by the Russians. The scoop: that in October 1941, after invading Russia, Hitler wrote to his Secret Police Boss Heinrich Himmler, confiding his plans "to divide up the huge cake" that he would conquer. This involved, reported Izvestia, "coming to terms with the governments of England and the U.S.A." The Germans would take everything up to...

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