Foreign News: What Tchitcherin Said

"There can be no question as to the recent remarkable improvement in Russian internal conditions. . . . The public utilities in Moscow and Leningrad are in full and effective operation; the Moscow telephone service is as good as in any city in Europe, and rather better than the service in London or Paris."

Thus spoke at Manhattan, last week, the President of the United Press Associations, Karl August Bickel, keen, versatile Scripps-Howard newspaper executive, recently returned from around-the-world journey which included Russia. Soon Mr. Bickel continued: "While I visited Moscow Foreign Minister...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!