LITHUANIA: Russian Pact

Premier Mykolas Slezevicius of Lithuania journeyed to Moscow last week and signed a treaty of neutrality and non-aggression with Soviet Russia. The treaty is to run for five years and contains a clause recognizing the territory of Vilna as Lithuanian. Poles were vexed, since Poland claims that Vilna is Polish. Moscow newsorgans hailed the pact as a blow to British influence in the Baltic.


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