361.11/3796: Telegram

The Commissioner at Riga ( Young ) to the Secretary of State

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.

  1. 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.