Russia last week recalled her Ambassador to Japan, professorial, burly Constantin Smetanin"to report."
Japan's Ambassador to Russia, dog-faced Yoshitsugu Tatekawa, resigned because of ill health.
The Moscow radio broadcast that Japanese property in the Soviet Union had been placed under an alien-property commissarbut the Kremlin promptly denied this.
The Russo-Japanese fisheries agreement, which expired in December, had not yet been renewed-but both Moscow and Tokyo expected it would be renewed any day.
According to both Moscow and Tokyo, Russo-Japanese relations last week were"normal."...