RUSSIA: Stalin Shackles

Communist No. 1 had not only thrown 85 divisions of the Red Army into Poland and mobilized a total of more than 4,000,000 troops last week, but all over Russia thousands of fresh conscripts continued to be called to the hammer & sickle colors as though for some major effort.

Whether or not the Kremlin was preparing to take almost defenseless Bessarabia from Rumania like candy from a baby, and regardless of how much truth lay behind sensational reports of joint action in the Near East being contemplated by Russia and Turkey to...

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