DIPLOMACY: A Heady Blend: B. and B. in Bonn

It is impossible to spoil porridge by adding too much butter.

It is best to forge iron while it is still hot.

WITH these two old Russian sayings, a Moscow editor summed up Soviet feelings about the purpose and timing of Leonid Brezhnev's historic five-day visit this week to Bonn, the first ever by a Soviet leader to West Germany. In the Russian view, the improving relations between Moscow and Bonn can only be further improved by Brezhnev's talks with Chancellor Willy Brandt. More important, perhaps, the Soviets feel that the time is...

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