Communists: Battle for the Backyards

From powerful Chinese-built radio transmitters somewhere in Albania, a torrent of anti-Soviet diatribe pours forth each day. Though Russia, Czechoslovakia and Bulgaria try to jam the broadcasts, a large part of Eastern Europe can readily hear Peking's attempts to turn the East-bloc countries against their Soviet Big Brother. Meanwhile, even as the Chinese-controlled station denounces "the Soviet renegades" in eight Eastern European languages, the Russians are steadily building up their own presence throughout Asia, an area that China regards as its own sphere of influence.

China's efforts in Eastern Europe and those...

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