To the nations, dominions, empires actively engaged in World War II, last week came two additions. Russia, Germany's silent and equivocal partner, having made a jackal's feast off conquered Poland, and having taken advantage of the western conflict to subject the three smaller Baltic countries, ran into armed resistance when she tried the same move on Finland (see p. 26).

By Russian accounts the long night of Nov. 29-30 was a lively one along the Russo-Finnish border west and north of Lake Laatokka. At 2 a. m., at 3:15 a. m., again at...

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