Whispers of Hatred

Leningrad writer Nina Katerli first heard about the bizarre leaflet from a friend. A cooperative venture called EXODUS was announcing plans for a special event to take place at 4 a.m. on March 13. Anyone seeking information was advised to call Katerli's home telephone. A noted author of moral parables, Katerli is of Jewish, Russian and Polish descent and has become used to such crude ethnic provocations ever since she started drawing public attention to anti-Semitism in the Russian nationalist movement.

For the past 15 months Katerli has been in court fighting charges that she defamed local Patriot society leader Alexander...

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