Russia and the Balkans

Eulau, Heinz H. F.
April 1944
New Republic;4/3/44, Vol. 110 Issue 14, p461
Discusses political conditions of the Balkan States and examines the possible role of the Soviet Union in its politics. Description of recent political developments in some of the Balkan countries; Impact of fascism on the Balkan people; Important role that democratic foundations can play in achieving Balkan unity; Political significance of the Yugoslavia Partisan movement; Chief goal for which the Liberation Front is fighting in Greece; Proposals made by the revolutionary Fatherland Front in Bulgaria to remove Nazi control over their nation and restore sovereignty to its peoples; Factors that have led to an upsurge in the revolutionary action in Rumania; Stand of Great Britain and the U.S. toward Balkan resistance movements; Advantages of economic union of Balkan nations under the Soviet Union; View that the Soviet influence in the Balkans may turn out to be a stabilizing factor.


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