I NTERN ATION AL,THE NATIONS: Stalin's Week

THE NATIONS

No week passes without Joseph Vissarionovich Stalin's firm influence being felt somewhere in the world; but his public interventions are few. Last week was a notable exception; it produced Stalin's first three published policy statements since October.

British Foreign Secretary Bevin* wrote straight to headquarters to ask why Pravda, the official Communist Party newspaper, had interpreted a stray sentence of his to mean that Britain had ditched her Russian alliance. Replied Stalin: "It is now clear that you and I share the same viewpoint with regard to the Anglo-Soviet treaty." To...

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