RUMANIA: Danubian Dithyrambs

Americans who doubt that the Kremlin has a master plan would do well to observe the flexibility with which it has adapted its methods of control to its strength in the satellite countries. Thus, in Finland, Soviet control, while strong, is practically invisible. In Czechoslovakia, where Communists have tight control of the government, there is a high degree of popular democracy. Yugoslavia, with its Communist dictatorship, is practically a part of the Soviet Union. In Rumania, where Communists are 2% of the population, it has moved cautiously.

In 1945, Russia's first grasp for tighter government power was blocked when the U.S....

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