PERIPATETICS: The Soviet Phenomenon

One distinction cannot be denied the Soviet Union: it is the only country in the world whose civil servants keep darting out of the night, shouting that the Russian secret police are at their heels and that they are in danger of assassination. The latest escapist in this series* is Kirill M. Alexeev, for the last two years acting commercial attache of the Soviet Embassy in Mexico City, before that an engineer who had constructed important war plants in Russia.

From an undisclosed address in the U.S., where he was hiding with his wife...

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