USSR-POLAND: CRITICISM OF TRADE UNIONS

Created: 9/26/1980

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USSR-POLAND: Criticism of Trade Unions

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^^jo^^hdiplomat iu Moscow yesterday expressed" his fears that Soviet uneasiness over events in Poland is growing. He claimed that the Soviets arc voicing their concern to the Polish Communist Party over the "political orientation" of the new unions, that these "conservative" unions will become

the Polish political system.

Moscow, meanwhile, has issued its mostpublic condemnation to date of th* idea of trade unions. Praxis quoted yesterdayurported new collection of Lenin's writings and ridiculed thcconcept of "so-called free tradeighlighted Lenin's contention that trade unionsocialist country could only operate "under the direct leadership of the party." Coming one day after Lech Walesa's Polish union submitted its registration papers in Warsaw, the articlearning signal to all Poles _that there are limits to Soviet tolerance.

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