File No. 763.72/5239

The Ambassador in Russia ( Francis ) to the Secretary of State


1361. Hear that Russian refugees returning from America, planning to inspire attack upon Root charging that as Secretary of State he refused to permit certain Russian refugees to enter United States. Please cable facts. American Consul, Vladivostok, wires Diplomatic Commission arrived morning of June 3; left same afternoon, due Petrograd about 12th.