Russia's Lie to China
An Armistice Wanted by
"Received July 4, 7.43 a.m,
London, July 3
Russia has informed China that Japan's re&ources were exhausted before setting foot on Kussian territory. Japan, therefore, prompted President Roosevelt's proposal, which Russia accepted out of courtesy to America.
The "Times" St. Petersburg correspondent states that Russia appealed to President Eoosevelt to arrange an armistice, but Japan declined to agree unless Eussia asked Japan direct.
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6612, 4 July 1905
Russia's Lie to China Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6612, 4 July 1905
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