National Affairs: Five Who Left

On a cold and rainswept day last week, five young Russian refugee sailors were hustled into New York International Air port by a squad of 20 Russian agents and put aboard a plane for Moscow. In their incomplete and faltering English, the refugees assured U.S. immigration officials that they were returning to Communism "voluntarily." For waiting U.S. welfare workers, who had given them a start in a new country, the young Russians had no words to explain their redefection. "There was not a glimmer of recognition," one of the welfare workers said. "One...

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