Foreign News: The Germans Must Pay

Bearded, 51-year-old Russian Orthodox Metropolitan Nikolai donned his pall this week to attend the first meetings of a Soviet Government committee to investigate atrocities and evaluate the material damage caused by Axis armies in occupied Russia. Other members of the committee:

Soviet Trade Union Chief Nikolai Shvernik (chairman), Communist Party Secretary (and No. 2 Bolshevik) Andrei Zhdanov, Writer Alexei Tolstoy,* Aviatrix Valentina Grizodubova. It was the first time in 25 years that a high church official had found himself in such company.

Russia expects Germany and her satellites to rebuild devastated areas in...

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