International: Two-Way Stretch

In last week's UNO Security Council wrangle over Greece, Polish Delegate Zygmunt Modzelewski fluttered his hearers by siding with Britain. Correspondents pricked up their ears. Was he really deviating from the Russian line?

Lesser Poles explained that Russia's understanding with the Polish Provisional Government featured a two-way stretch. Said one, with a laugh as hollow as proud Poland's claim of independence, "When Vishinsky wants to back up, he lets our man go forward."

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