CONFERENCES: Danube Blues

How deep was the rift between Yugoslavia's Marshal Tito and the Kremlin? The Belgrade scene last week measured it to a nicety.

The rift was deep enough to keep the Yugoslav Communist Party congress in session until 2 a.m., denouncing the Cominform, on the night before a ten-nation Danube conference met in Belgrade. Marshal Tito turned his back on the Danube conference, dominated by the Russians, and went off to resume the vacation at Bled which had been interrupted by the Cominform attack on him. Belgrade's greeting to the Danubian delegates was...

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