RUSSIA: Unconcealed Weapons

In Moscow last week the world's No. 1 Communist gave world Communism its new line: coexist capitalism to death.

Some 1,350 delegates from Communist Parties in 55 countries assembled in Moscow's Great Kremlin Palace to sit on straight wooden seats through long hours of speeches, to acquiesce in what they were told, and to applaud methodically.

In the very first session, even their dutiful applause came in for criticism. As First Party Secretary Nikita Khrushchev and the other big shots entered by a side door, they were greeted by a noisy standing ovation....

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!