YUGOSLAVIA: Rebuke from Khrushchev

One of Nikita Khrushchev's first acts on the death of Stalin was to rush to Belgrade to bear-hug the heretic Tito, and to endorse his thesis of "different roads to Socialism." But now that Khrushchev holds both of Stalin's positions (party secretary and Premier), and now that he has Poland and Hungary more or less under control, he obviously feels less need to placate heretics. Sounding like his old master, Khrushchev last week publicly rebuked Tito for the very deviations that aroused Stalin's ire.

The occasion was the Seventh Congress of the Yugoslav Communist Party, held at Ljubljana, the bustling,...

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