The Ambassador in Japan (Warren) to the Secretary of State
[Received October 11—9:24 a.m.]
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.[”]
- 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.↩