World: Eurocommunism Divided

For the second week in a row, Italy's Communist Party daily L'Unità flayed Moscow with a front-page attack on its policies. The arrest and internal exile of Dissident Andrei Sakharov, said the paper, "demonstrated an inability to resolve in tolerant terms and free confrontation tensions affecting Soviet society " A few days earlier, L'Unità had printed the charge of Party Boss Enrico Berlinguer that the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan was "an open violation of the principles of national independence and sovereignty." France's Communist daily L'Humamté also scored the arrest but in much...

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