Communists: Wait Till Next Year

Scarcely had the Sino-Soviet talks gotten underway than the meeting headed for collapse. It did not much matter when Red China's seven-man delegation would pack their bags and actually leave Moscow; back home Peking's People's Daily seemed ready to call it quits. "We want unity, not a split," said the voice of Red China. "But we have to point out with heavy hearts that events have gone contrary to our hopes. The situation is very grave."

Absolute Secrecy. All week there had been a strange sensation in Moscow that maybe there was no Sino-Soviet meeting at all. The Kremlin acted as...

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