Nation: Then Again, Maybe Nyet

The 125-member Soviet diplomatic entourage to the U.S. is presently packed like caviar into a tin-can embassy-chancery on 16th Street in Washington. The Russians want out—and they propose to move to a 15-acre estate called Bonnie Brae in Chevy Chase, a residential area on the Maryland-District of Columbia line.

But the residents of Chevy Chase have their own ideas about the Russian move.

They don't like it. Last week they showed up in droves before a zoning board that had called hearings on the proposal. Complained Thomas D. Quinn of the Chevy Chase Citizens Association: "The chancery would generate severe traffic congestion, attract...

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