Foreign News: For $7,000,000

M. Boris Kraevsky, Soviet Commercial Agent to South America, cabled jubilantly last week to Moscow. He had just secured the first de jure recognition of Soviet Russia by a South American state— Uruguay. To newsgatherers he said: "My mission consists purely in establishing commercial relations between the U. S. S. R. (Union of Socialist Soviet Republics: Russia) and South America. . . . Yes, I have installed a central office in Buenos Aires. . . . During the past eight months our purchases of Uruguayan products have totaled $7,000,000."

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