Russia: A Senior Citizen

Hardly any anniversary of the old Bolsheviks passes Pravda by. But it is the custom in Moscow these days to skip the in-between birthdays and mark only the decades. So it was last week that Nikita Sergeevich Khrushchev's 69th birthday was totally ignored by the Communist party press. Everyone was waiting until next year, when they could wander down to Red Square and cheer for his Biblical allotment.

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