Russian comic Nicholai Yusachevski is in New York to do among other things be a guest at Ann's acting workshop. Among his unwanted entourage are two men who Ann believes are members of the NKVD, the Russian spy service. The two never seem to let Nicholai out of their sights. In speaking to Nicholai directly, Ann and Donald learn that they are indeed NKVD and their mission is to stop him from defecting. If Nicholai can just hide out until the entire Russian contingent is to go home in a day - which is a necessity since their visas would have expired - he will be able to defect successfully, while protect his family back home by getting word back to them to go into hiding as well since he has made it to safety. He unilaterally makes the decision that Ann's apartment is the perfect hiding place, where the NKVD dare not enter since it is considered private property on foreign soil. Despite the unorthodox nature of letting him stay in Ann's apartment, Ann and Donald agree with his plans ... Written by
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