COMMUNISTS: A Swim in the Adriatic

Albania is the tiniest (pop. 1,500,000), the poorest, and most backward of all Communist satellites in Europe, and the only one that has no common border with another state in the U.S.S.R.'s empire. It is thus the one part of the empire that

Boss Nikita Khrushchev can visit only after getting due permission. Ironically enough, it is that old target of Kremlin abuse, Marshal Tito, who has to give the permission—to fly across the Yugoslav territory that separates Albania from the other satellites. Last week, as Khrushchev's jet TU-104 streaked toward Tirana with...

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