RUSSIA: The Lion & the Dollar Kings

Do they sing Rule, Britannia in Moscow? Not quite. But they are no longer being really beastly to the British. Russia's serpentine propaganda currently presents the U.S. as the total villain, while Britain is rapidly becoming the lesser of two evildoers. The maneuver, as transparent as a jigger of vodka, is simply designed to split Britain from the U.S.

Last week, using India (see below) as as object lesson, Radio Moscow demonstrated how it's done. Said one aerial pundit: "American monopolists . . . conceal . . . far-reaching plans for ousting British capital [and] opening the way to India's...

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