Russia's ramifying political influence, which caused the resignation of Iran's Premier Said last week, also forced out the Foreign Minister and President-elect of Switzerland Marcel Pilet-Golaz.
Russia and Switzerland have had no diplomatic relations since 1918, when the Swiss expelled a Russian mission for fostering Communist strikes. Business be tween the two countries was brisk. But good will was. not increased when four years ago the Swiss Government cracked down on both the Swiss Communist Party and home-grown Nazis.
In those days Russia seemed far away.
Now that the war's end is in sight, and Soviet influence is sure to...