With significant unison the Soviet and Chinese governments both stopped last week their game of hurling counter charges that Chinese and Russian troops were raiding each other's positions along the Siberian-Manchurian frontier (TIME, July 29, et seq.).

What seemed to have happened was that the Soviet and Chinese ambassadors to Germany had at last come to an understanding after nearly a month of secret parleys (TIME, Aug. 5). In Berlin, both diplomats kept absolutely mum, and at Nanking the Chinese Nationalist Government would neither affirm...

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