RUSSIA: Old Bolsheviks, New Credits

In Moscow last week Comrade Alexander Alexandrovitch Troyanovsky, poker-faced Soviet Ambassador to the U. S., was surrounded by an eager court of U. S. manufacturers. They hoped at last to get the huge Red orders expected one year ago when President Roosevelt recognized the Soviet Union (TIME, Nov. 27). In Washington the State Department's attitude, according to Assistant Secretary of State R. Walton Moore, was one of "strong hope."

Comrade Troyanovsky is supposed to have gone to Moscow to tell Comrade Stalin that the President is now willing to have Washington's Export-Import...

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