Yugoslavia: Et Tu, Tito?

It has been known for years that both Lenin and Stalin operated concentration camps long before Hitler, but the fact has been strictly taboo in the Communist press. Only Westerners have "distorted" the Soviet image by bringing the matter up. Last week, however, the skeleton in Moscow's closet was being loudly rattled not by any Western capitalist, but by a comrade in a supposedly fraternal country.

In an article in the Belgrade literary monthly Delo, Dr. Mihajlo Mihajlov, a Yugoslav professor and translator of Russian literature, boldly reported that the first Russian...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!