Communists: More Trouble on the Borders

"Even our most rabid enemies have never used such unworthy methods and on such a scale as the Chinese leaders." With those words, Andrei Gromyko last week told the Supreme Soviet of the deepening division between the two former Communist allies. Gromyko had new evidence for his statement. For the fourth time in five months, fighting had erupted along the Sino-Soviet border.

Last week's incident took place on Goldinsky Island in the Amur River, less than 50 miles southwest of the important Siberian rail and communications center of Khabarovsk. Like Damansky Island in...

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