INTERNATIONAL: In the Afterglow

Four weeks after Teheran, the first exuberance was soberly shaking down. In his report to the world, President Roosevelt confirmed what London and Moscow were already saying: the general agreement on broad principles still left thorny, potentially disruptive differences to be settled.

Voice from Moscow.

The fortnightly War and the Working Class, semi-official organ of external Soviet policy, answered some questions about Russia's post-Teheran position:

1) For the Soviet Union's money, the question of the Baltic States is closed. Historically, and by their own choice—in the Russian view—Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania are parts of the Soviet Union. Dissent elsewhere, intrigues by Baltic...

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