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With his face wreathed in smiles, M. Christian Rakovsky arrived in Moscow fresh from his triumphs in London.

To the assembled proletariat he explained the great significance of the Anglo-Soviet pact which he had negotiated with Premier Ramsay Mac-Donald (TIME, Aug. 18, COMMONWEALTH). He said that the terms of the treaty did not violate the principles of Bolshevik law and defended the concessions he had made on the ground of expediency. During his discourse, he declared that: "the treaty was not born without scratches; its birth was most complicated."

Following Rakovsky, Foreign Minister...

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