RUSSIA-POLAND: Unity at a Price

In a paneled room of the British Foreign Office, Russia's Ambassador to the Court of St. James's, Ivan Maisky, completed the toughest diplomatic job of his career. It had been a comparatively routine assignment to make alliances with the exiled Governments of Norway, The Netherlands, Czecho-Slovakia (TIME, July 28), now that Russia herself had been attacked by the Nazis. But Poland was different.

Historically the Poles have no love for the Russians, have liked them even less since they divvied Poland up in 1939 with Russia's erstwhile...

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