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.[”]

Warren
  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.