RUSSIA: Celebration in Moscow

The Communist conquerors of Geneva continued their slow, triumphal progress homeward, waving at friends, accepting bouquets and basking in the plaudits of admirers—and those who suddenly found it wise to be admirers. After listening to Warsaw's official cheers, Red China's Chou En-lai and the Viet Minh's Pham Van Dong moved on to Moscow. There, Foreign Minister Molotov laid on a huge reception, attended by foreign diplomats, top Russian brass and correspondents. Afterward, they were honored with a lavish dinner presided over by Premier Malenkov himself, flanked by the man who jostles...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!