RUSSIA: All Around the Union

¶ In Leningrad one Vladimir Chukhnovski appeared with his fiancee before the Marriage & Divorce Registry at exactly noon, was married at 12:05, quarreled with his wife over where they should live until 12:20, applied for and secured a divorce at 12:25—probably a record. ¶. In the Pamir Mountains was charted and mapped what is believed to be the last previously unexplored region in the Soviet Union. Mappers, returned to Moscow, last week proudly displayed the measurements of a hitherto unsuspected glacier,

70 miles long, and claimed to be second largest in...

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