Battle for the Backyards

April 1969
Time;4/4/1969, Vol. 93 Issue 14, p40
The article reports on the moves of China and the Soviet Union to build their influences on the neighboring countries in Asia and Europe. It cites that Romanian president Nicolae Ceausescu has refused Soviet demands to condemn China for the border troubles . On the other hand, the Soviets have managed to make lasting gains along China's own borders which will increase Moscow's influence at the expense of China.


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