RUSSIA: No Cannibalism

Newspaper correspondents have steadily stressed the fact that Russians are harvesting bumper wheat crops this year (TIME, July 3). But they believe that there is still famine, left over from last year's poor crop. Nervous, the Soviet Government last week bottled up all foreign correspondents in Moscow, refused to permit them to travel in the provinces unless it could be certain what they are looking for.

From Berlin, fortnight ago, famed Correspondent Walter Duranty of the New York Times cabled a dispatch which the Soviet censors would scarcely have passed: "Except in the...

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