Updated Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - 10:46 pm

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All wore a red and black bracelet in mourning. Serious, sad, thoughtful, hermetic faces. Silence in the impressive Hall of Columns of the House of Trade Unions of Moscow. The members of the Politburo, the Sanhedrin of the USSR, paid their last tribute to the General Secretary of the CPSU, Yuri Andropov, who had died two days earlier, on February 9, 1984, victim of a renal failure. The order that each of them occupied in the Hall was carefully determined. The prime

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