THE NATIONS: The Russian Russians

A British diplomat early this month told an American in San Francisco: "We are more afraid of the Soviets than you are, but you are more anti-Soviet than we are. You believe that they are fundamentally and basically wicked. We British do not. We simply recognize that the Soviet foreign policy is twice as foreign as any other: it is Russian and it is Communist."

Last fortnight the New York Times's C. L. Sulzberger wrote a piece to the effect that Soviet Russian statesmen act very much like their merely Russian predecessors. For...

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