WILL TAKE THE OFFENSIVE.
ALL BRANCHES HIGHLY
(Per Press Association—Copyright.)
(Received March 14, 8.35 a.m.)
ST. PETERSBURG. March 13.
,The newspapers unanimously refuse to bo intimidated by the Austro-Ger-nian Press campaign. They recall the fact that Germany sec the example of increasing military strength. M. Ss&inoff'"(Minister, of Foreign Affairs) states that there is no ground for the present,.excitement, the relations between Russia and Austria being excellent; though strained in 1913.
A semi-official article in the "Bourse Gazette" says that Russia, in the event of war; will no longer act on the defensive, but henceforward will assume the offensive. Fortifications are complete, the officers' standard raised, the artillery in many respects excels France's and Germany's, and other tranches, including aviation, are highly
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8818, 14 March 1914
WILL TAKE THE OFFENSIVE. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8818, 14 March 1914
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