CHINA: Chang Threatened

Despatches reported that Super-Tuchun Chang, who is reconsolidating his grip upon Manchuria (TIME, Jan. 4 et ante), has apparently incurred the active displeasure of the U. S. S. R.

The Soviet Foreign Minister, M. Georg Tchitcherin, officially charged that Chang's troops interfered last week with the Soviet-operated sector of the Chinese Eastern Railway south of Harbin. Allegedly M. Ivanoff, the Soviet general manager of this sector of the railway, was "arrested" by Chang's soldiers, who thought that they should be allowed to ride free. Certain rolling stock appears to have been smashed,...

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