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RUSSIAN CRISIS.

BRITISH FRONT QUIET

LONDON,, !May 1. General Ironside reports from Archangel under date, April 30 that there has been no activity on tlie British front since April 28, when, three enemy boats appeared on the Dvina river opposite the British front.. Deserters continue to arrive.

An official announcement states that the Bolshevik Government suggested the exchanging of members of, the British Mission in the Caucasus,, held as prisoners, for certain Russians. Negotiations are proceeding for the release of all British prisoners in the hands of the Bolsheviki. HELSINGFORS, May 1. The Allied position at Archangel is strong and anxiety is unwarranted.. The Murman position is as firm as a rock. LONDON, May 2.

The British commander at Archangel believes that with reinforcements now en route a decision will be forced this summer. The Russians will soon clear the Bolsheviki out if the Allies insist on the capture of Moscow and Petrograd..

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RUSSIAN CRISIS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9600, 3 May 1919

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RUSSIAN CRISIS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9600, 3 May 1919

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