Poland: From Russia with Suslov

Moscow's hawk flies to Warsaw with a warning

Just a "friendly visit." That was how the official Polish press described the sudden jaunt to Warsaw last week of a high-level Soviet delegation headed by hawkish Politburo Ideologue Mikhail Suslov. But friendship, like beauty, is in the eye of the beholder. For hard-lining Polish Politburo Members Stefan Olszowski and Tadeusz Grabski, who were on hand to greet their Soviet comrades at Okecie Airport, the handshakes must have felt fraternal indeed. For Warsaw's Party Boss Stanislaw Kania, who led the delegation, and who has shown a tenacious commitment to reform, Suslov's arrival may...

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