SOVIET UNION: Message from Moscow

What do Soviet leaders really think about world affairs these days? In recent months, the Kremlin has provided few clues to its attitudes. Last week, though, Soviet Party Chief Leonid Brezhnev used the occasion of a speech to Russia's Trade Unions Congress to spell out the Moscow position on a number of major foreign policy issues. The Brezhnev speech, which ran for 90 minutes, was generally moderate and confident in tone. Major points:

U.S.-SOVIET RELATIONS. Brezhnev expects some results from President Nixon's visit to Russia, which is scheduled to begin on May 22. "We approach the coming Soviet-American talks from...

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