Foreign News: Anglo-Russian

The Anglo -Russian Conference* which has been carried on behind the secretive walls of the British Foreign Office was said to be "on the eve of collapse."

British claims were said to approximate $5,000,000,000. To offset this, the Soviet Chargé d'Affaires, M. Christian Georgyevitch Rakovsky, was reputed to have filed a claim for $20,000,000,000.

The British claim is made up principally of a $4,322,000,000 pre-War debt. The interest on this sum alone would probably be more than Soviet Russia could pay.

The Russian claim is based upon the damage wrought by British support of...

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