RUSSIA: 'Swinish Snouts

Russians assumed that President Roosevelt was not fooled when he affected to accept as a condition for U. S. recognition of the Soviet Union bland Comrade Litvinoff's transparent pledge that no Soviet official would thereafter engage in efforts to overthrow the U. S. Government (TIME, Nov. 27).

In Moscow last week the 17th Congress of the Communist Party received the expected declaration from Soviet Premier Vyacheslav Molotov that all members of the Soviet Government and Communist Party remain committed to make every effort for the destruction of all capitalist government. "Appealing to the millions of proletarians outside the Soviet Union,"...

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