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BBC radio production about Russia 'Rus'

Richard C Jones's memory of 1st January 1958 - 1st January 1970

Can anyone provide information on a BBC radio production broadcast many years ago about Russia entitled 'Rus'? I can find no trace of it in the archives. It featured a repetitive phrase with regard to the intense cold "it freezes the brain in the head and congeals the blood in the veins".

Also on 1st January 1958...

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