SOVIET UNION: Southern Corruption

They are a proud, dark-eyed people who love music, drinking and all that goes with the good life. Anywhere else in the world, their talent for living would be found at least amusing. But in the Soviet Union, the self-indulgent lifestyle of the 5,000,000 Soviet Georgians has become a national scandal. The Kremlin has ordered a purge of the Georgian section of the Communist Party.

The trouble is that Georgians appear to be allergic to Communism as practiced by the more austere Slavs to the north. Georgians generally tend to behave as if...

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