The Commissioner at Riga ( Young ) to the Secretary of State
[Received 2:09 p.m.]
490. Izvestia August 12 carries prominent notice official information Chicherin to effect American citizens may leave Russia after presenting satisfactory proof citizenship to Anglo-American Division Commission Foreign Affairs. Keeley10 telegraphs expects to leave within a few days.
- Royal R. Keeley, who entered Russia in September 1919 to work for the Soviet Government, was arrested in May 1920 and imprisoned on the charge of sending out a false report on economic conditions.↩