Russia: New Man in Town

There, photographed in a sober row at the Budapest meeting of the Warsaw Pact members, were the familiar faces of Russia's leaders: Grechko, Kosygin, Brezhnev, Gromyko, Katushev. Katushev? Neither the face nor the name was familiar. Both are likely to become more so, however, as time goes on. Konstantin Katushev is Moscow's new man around town, and his swift ascent to power has surprised even Kremlinologists. A year ago, Katushev, a stern-visaged man with a barrel chest, was an insignificant regional party secretary, one of more than a hundred such factotums scattered...

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