Soviet Union: Changing Sides Again

Changing Sides Again

Svetlana Alliluyeva, Joseph Stalin's only daughter, first made headlines in 1967 when, during a trip to India, she defected to the West. In 1984 she was back in the news when she unexpectedly returned to the Soviet Union with her American-born daughter Olga. Once in Moscow, Svetlana bitterly charged that in the West she had been "not free for one single day."

Now Svetlana, who has been living in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi and reportedly quarreling with her two Soviet-born children, seems to have had yet another change of heart. Last week the U.S. embassy in Moscow confirmed that she...

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