The Soviet Communist [WORD ILLEGIBLE] newspaper Pravda yesterday [WORD ILLEGIBLE] President Carter's planned [WORD ILLEGIBLE] increase for Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty interference [WORD ILLEGIBLE] internal affairs of Communist [WORD ILLEGIBLE]
The report from Pravda's New York correspondent called the [WORD ILLEGIBLE] stations "radio saboteurs" and challenged a White House statement that their broadcasts are in the interests of Soviet and East European citizens.
Disputing the White House argument that the broadcasts encourage a "constructive dialogue between East and West," Pravda said the stationnsn' activities "have nothing in common with the further improvement of radio news service" endorsed by the 1975-Helsinki agreements.
The Soviet news agency Tass also sounded a critical note, accusing U.S. arms negotiator Paul Warnke of "attempted blackmamail" for suggesting that the failure American-Soviet arms talks could intensify the arms race. Tass said the United States would have to "assume the entire responsibility for any [WORD ILLEGBILE] of arms spending.
Elsewhere, [WORD ILLEGIBLE] dissident Workers Defense Committee said is Warsaw that President Carter's intervention is being sought by the [WORD ILLEGIBLE] of a man jailed for his role in last June's food price riots. If said Piotr Majewsky, 74, has written to Carter urging him to work for the release of his son, Marek, 22, serving a three-year sentence for helping tear up retireed tracks.