File No. 861.00/3505

The Minister in Sweden (Morris) to the Secretary of State


3377. … Reports from Kiev: Nikolaev, Zhitomir, and Berdichev been occupied by troops Directory. Commander chief Ukrainian troops Kiev requested authorities take steps against every attempt of arbitrary house examinations, arrests, and maintain order, peace. Decrees issued by commander chief hetman group regarding mobilization of population Kiev been annulled. Ukrainian General Staff declares all rumors spread lately that Bolsheviks advancing Ukrainian frontier inaccurate. …