FOREIGN RELATIONS: Zarubin's Tough Week

The State Department last week called in beetle-browed Soviet Ambassador Georgy Zarubin to complain because New York-based Russian diplomats had browbeaten five refugee Russian sailors into abruptly going back home (TIME, April 23). Top-ranking offender, said State in its properly diplomatic memorandum, was Arkady A. Sobolev, Russia's chief U.N. delegate. Sobolev could stay in the U.S. if he tended to his U.N. business, but the U.S. was firmly booting out of the country his two aides and principal agents in the redefection case, Aleksandr Guryanov and Nikolai Tuakin. When Zarubin had heard all this, he...

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