RUSSIA: The King Georgy Version

Having already learned the benefits of rewriting their history, Russia's Communists have now decided to rewrite their bible: Das Kapital. Radio Moscow announced that Georgy Malenkov and his friends are worried about "serious faults" in the 1924 edition of Karl Marx, and have delegated Party Secretary Nikita Khrushchev to prepare a new edition, eliminating unspecified errors and correcting "certain distortions."


Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!