International: Slap in the Face

As Andrei Vishinsky flew to Paris in his green DC-3, the Russians got two sharp indications of how the tide had begun to turn against them in Europe.

In Greece, where the Red guerrillas were farther than ever from victory, Russia had taken a step toward liquidating a losing commitment: in talks with the Americans at Lake Success, Russia's Andrei Gromyko had tried to negotiate a cease-fire and general settlement for Greece. The West coolly declared that the proper place for further negotiations was U.N., that the Greek civil war could be "settled" only...

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