Communism: No Trump

Moscow tries a "China card"

His diction was more than usually slurred. He appeared tired, and his momentum faltered as he paused between sentences. Yet the audience in the Uzbekistan capital of Tashkent was attentive as Soviet President Leonid Brezhnev broached a topic that was of concern not only in Tashkent, 240 miles from the Chinese border, but also in Peking and Washington. In an obvious attempt to exploit the currently uncertain state of U.S.-China relations, Brezhnev announced that the Soviet Union was prepared to reopen talks with China to reduce the tensions...

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