File No. 861.00/3196

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


540. My 532, October 31, 7 p.m. Chaikovski states situation quieted and dissatisfaction among the 1,300 Russian soldiers liquidated, [Page 565] with changes in command to ensue and segregation of troops. While speaking of matter as unimportant his manner belied his words. Your 331, October 31, 3 p.m., just received and being deciphered.