RUSSIA: More Work

Agonizing to the friends it has left is the Soviet's nimbleness in shifting ground. Having backslid on its vows not to aggress on little nations (like Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Rumania), and to "recognize and defend the right of the oppressed nations to a self-determination in the political sense of the word" (like Spain), last week Russia once again needed skid chains. The U. S. S. R. discarded its five-day, 35-hour work week, in its place substituted a six-day, 48-hour week. Purpose: to speed defense production. Once again a decree forbidding workers to shift jobs was promulgated. In Rome, Mussolini...

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