Foreign News: Flat

Having made sure of its ground, the Moscow Government reiterated its request for the return of the Russian fleet* which took refuge at Tunis after the route of General Wrangel's army in November, 1920. It even went so far as to appoint a commission to visit the fleet. The French Government found itself in a dilemma. Having recognized the Bolsheviki, could it refuse to surrender the fleet? Apparently not. But if it did surrender the fleet, Rumania and other Black Sea neighbors of Russia would be visibly annoyed, and Rumania is a close ally...

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