Europe: Voyage to Muscovy

For Europe, this is the week that might.

Just what might happen, and what, if anything, it might signify, nobody really knows. But from Denmark to the Dardanelles, the citizens and comrades of Europe were waiting with fascination as France's Charles de Gaulle flew off for his confrontation with the leaders of Russia.

De Gaulle's trip has been two years in the making, and he has applied to it the same careful preparation and mystery that he brought to his counterat tacks of World War II and his political campaigns since 1958. For months,...

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