British Cabinet Refuses Asylum to Leon Trotsky
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British Cabinet Refuses Asylum to Leon Trotsky

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The Labor Cabinet has decided that it cannot accede to the application of Leon Trotsky for admittance to England. A statement to this effect is expected to be made in the House of Commons today.

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