File No. 861.00/1355
The Minister in Sweden ( Morris ) to the Secretary of State
[Received 4.56 p.m.]
1755. Swedish press reports from Petrograd demobilization on front completed. Yesterday last military organizations dissolved. Reports labor council at Simferopol has advised Smolny as to establishment of independent Taurida republic comprising whole of Crimea and has submitted list of delegates to Council of People’s Commissioners of new republic.