From Washington to Moscow last week went three messages. The U.S.: t|
¶For the fourth time this year, sharply demanded that Russia hand back 672 lend-lease ships and settle up her $800 million wartime account with the U.S. (the Russians are willing to give up only two ships, both stuck fast in Siberian ice).
¶ Bluntly told the Soviets and their satellites that they had lost their "most favored nation" trade status, would get no more preferential tariff treatment.
¶Warmly expressed this nation's "friendship and good will" and peaceful intentions toward the Russian people in a congressional resolution forwarded with a covering...