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This interesting examine examines wartime Chinese-Soviet kinfolk from a Moscow-based, chinese language viewpoint on the ambassadorial point. The e-book contains descriptions of lifestyle in Moscow, of embassy company, of up to date occasions and international relations, of intelligence operations, of conferences with Stalin, and of communications to and from Chongqing.
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22 As part of the planning, Wu went to Shanghai with his son, Wu Chaoshu, and Fu. Over a period of several weeks they discussed the Party’s strategic options for expelling the Guangxi militarists out of Canton at Sun’s house, situated in the fashionable French concession of Shanghai, at number 29, rue Molière. It was not long before Cen Chunxuan discovered Wu’s appropriation of the Guangdong Customs’s revenue – and he was furious, threatening to sue Wu if the money was not returned forthwith. Wu decided that he would take the case to court, and asked Fu to act as his legal representative.
34 After the fall of the National Government in 1949, Zhou would send a personal envoy to see Fu in Paris, hoping that Fu would return to China and work for the new Communist regime. 37 Years later in Moscow, Fu would meet Borodin by chance at a state function, but in very different circumstances. After their meeting, Fu wrote: Borodin was also there [at the party]. I walked over and chatted to him about our old times and he asked me about Chen Youren. I told him that Chen had recently written an essay advocating peace with Japan, and he voiced his disappointment.
Occasionally he gave up his accommodation for important visiting Chinese guests, for example, his immediate superior, Foreign Minister Song Ziwen, in July 1945 when he stayed for the Sino-Soviet Treaty talks. Fu’s next undertaking was to have all the furniture and soft furnishings cleaned, polished and suitably rearranged. Precious embroidered hangings that had long been stored away were put up in the main reception hall. The exquisite hangings had been sewn by famous Cantonese embroiderers and were presented to the Russian Tsar by the late Qing rulers.