861a.01/380: Telegram

The Ambassador in Japan ( Warren ) to the Secretary of State

163. Following from Vladivostok:

“October 10, noon. Mobilization progressing slowly, no enthusiasm, support Dietrichs79 half-hearted. Fighting around Spassk, two trains wounded arrived here. Levy million and a half rubles on wealthy residents elicited protest.

Another train blown up noncombatant Nikolsk. Communication interrupted temporarily.[”]

  1. Gen. M. K. Dietrichs, Russian officer formerly associated with the Czechoslovaks and with Kolchak, in August 1922 had been made dictator of the Zemsky Priamur Government, successor to the Provisional Priamur Government.