RUSSIA: Realpolitik

News came from Moscow that an ordinary court of law had annulled the Sakhalin Island concession granted by the Bolshevik Government in 1923 to the Sinclair Consolidated Oil Co. on the ground that the Company had failed to keep its agreements. At Moscow, it was said that the case would not be take to a court of appeal, though a representative of Harry F. Sinclair in the U. S. averred that it would be appealed. The sum of $100,000, paid to the Bolshevik Government as a guarantee of fulfillment, was ordered to...

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