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THE RUSSO-AFGHAN DIFFICULTY

(Reuter’s TKLEO RAMS—OOPYKIO HT.) (Received ? April 17, 3.45 a.m.) St. Petersbcgh, April 16.

A dispatch has been received from General Komaroff, dated the 6th April, in which he states that after the hostilities on 30th March the remnant of Afghan force fled to Herat. A detachment of Russian troops remains at the Pulikliesti Fort, two miles north of Penjdeh. General Komaroff concludes his dispatch by stating that an advance is at present needless. (Received April 17, 2 30 p.m London, April 17.

Persistent rumors have been current lately in political circles that a peaceful settlement of the Russo-Afghan difficulty has been effected, but up to the present time nothing of a tangible nature has transpired in regard to the matter in question. In the House of Commons to-day, Mr Gladstone took occasion to deny the statement which had been circulated to the effect that Penjdeb had been ceded to Russia.

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THE RUSSO-AFGHAN DIFFICULTY, Ashburton Guardian, Volume V, Issue 1516, 17 April 1885

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THE RUSSO-AFGHAN DIFFICULTY Ashburton Guardian, Volume V, Issue 1516, 17 April 1885

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