File No. 861.00/3529

The Consul General at Irkutsk ( Harris ) to the Secretary of State 1

[Telegram]

253. Situation Omsk to-day’s date. Small Bolshevik uprising in village near Omsk (?) was supported [sic] by Czech and Cossack troops. Attempt on Semenov’s life in Chita with hand grenade. [Page 464] Semenov not seriously wounded. Czech National Council in Ekaterinburg has been disarmed [dissolved?]. Situation Ufa front somewhat improved. Slight Bolshevik unrest reported in Krasnoyarsk, otherwise quiet Siberia.

Harris
  1. Sent via the Legation in China.