Business: Russian Manganese

The Soviets have continued to invite the investment of American capital in Russia, in much the same way as the fly was invited to walk into the spider's parlor. Oil operator Sinclair went to Russia, saw—and returned again to the U. S. Others have followed suit. No one doubts the splendid natural resources of Russia, but the resourcefulness of the Soviets in commandeering foreign capital has been such that U. S. capitalists have literally become gunshy.

Either W. A. Harriman is braver, more far-sighted, more lucky or more reckless...

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