The View from Moscow

The anti-Soviet attitude of the Reagan Administration is causing dismay in the Kremlin. During a two-week visit to the U.S.S.R., TIME Diplomatic Correspondent Strobe Talbott talked with many Soviet officials about the new U.S. position. A summary of their views:

There is nothing muted or polite about Moscow's alarm and impatience with the new Administration. In a series of interviews, Soviet observers have lashed out sharply not just against the Administration as a whole but against individuals in key positions. Says Georgi Arbatov, the U.S.S.R.'s chief America watcher and a member of the...

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