SOVIET UNION: Ivan the Hooligan

"Krimtekhnika-74" completed its 14-day run in Moscow this week as a big success—at least among the Soviet police. No wonder. It is a display from 66 firms in a dozen countries of such police-state paraphernalia as listening devices disguised as pens, battery-powered nightsticks that sting like cattle prods and special truncheons that leave no marks. Because of the adverse publicity raised by Senator Henry M. Jackson about the desirability of U.S. sales of such repressive equipment to the Kremlin, only two American firms showed up at the fair; their wares ranged from...

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