It is commonly known that the leaders of Soviet Russia are exerting their utmost to gain the sympathies of the Greek people by various propaganda moves.
S.V.Towards Bishop Icavos of Attica arrives accompanied by other Bishops.
S.V. The Bishops of Attica, Salonika and Sissaniou walk towards plane.
Side V. They walk past.
Back V. Walking away.
C.U. The Bishops kissing each other good-bye.
S.V.Towards The Patriarch of Antioch, Alexadros walking towards plane.
S.V. The numerals etc., on the Russian aeroplane.
S.V. Some of the Bishops boarding the plane.
C.U. Tail of plane.
S.V.Pan Plane taxis off.
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Background: It is commonly known that the leaders of Soviet Russia are exerting their utmost to gain the sympathies of the Greek people by various propaganda moves.
Recently Mr Kruschev gave an interview to an Athens newspaper which was considered as an attempt to influence the electorate at next Sunday's general elections. The latest move was the arrival of a Soviet plane in Athens today to embark for Moscow the Greek Orthodox delegation which will take part in the celebrations of the 40th Anniversary of the reorganization of the Russian Patriachate under the Communist regime.
The Greek delegation, which will be the guest of Patriarch Alexei of Moscow, is composed of Bishop of Attica Iacovos, Bishop of Salonika, Panteleimon and Bishop of Sissaniou Iacovos. The party will remain in the Soviet capital until the end of the month and will receive special honours by the Russian Orthodox Religious orders.