Communists: Russia Wooing

Who was that gentleman talking so much like a Super-European? Jean Monnet? Paul Henri-Spaak? Not at all. It was none other than the foreign editor of Pravda, the official organ of Russia's Communist Party — a man whose words and ideas could reason ably be expected to reflect the latest thinking and policy ambitions of the Kremlin. Last week, vacationing in The Netherlands, Yuri Zhukov spoke to the Dutch political weekly Haagse Post about what Russia has in mind when it comes to Europe, East or West. His obvious message: After soft-pedaling...

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