RUSSIA: Allies' Ally?

Late in April Sir Richard Stafford Cripps arrived in London after a leisurely tour of the world—which included a sudden, secret, 9,000-mile flight from Chungking to Moscow and back. He went at once to the Chamberlain Government with a brief case full of electric dope which he wanted to sell. Russia, he said, was not too happy about its current arrangement of convenience with Germany. Great Britain had another chance to patch up at least a standoff agreement with the Soviet Union.

Since Sir Stafford had once been leader of the British Labor...

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