INTERNATIONAL: Brazen Provocation

An indignant editorial in the Comintern newsorgan Pravda ("Truth") usually denotes the Soviet Government's extreme annoyance, one in the Government-owned paper Izvestia ("News") indicates growing impatience, an official protest demonstrates complete exasperation.

After almost a month of ineffectual grumbling, early this week the Kremlin got so mad at Finland that in the space of 24 hours the Pravda degree was reached and passed, the Izvestia stage was skipped and the white heat of the official protest had arrived.

Pravda's vituperation was based on a speech made by Finnish Premier Aimo Cajander in...

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