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RUSSIAN CRISIS.

LONDON, May 13. Official reports state that the Allied counter-bombardment silenced the enemy's artillery on all parts of the North Russia front. The White Sea is now navigable, and the River Dvina is free from ice. Stockholm messages record persistent rumours that Petrograd is likely to fall ill a few days. All leading Bolsheviki have left the city. Mr Branting expresses the opinion that Finland contemplates an attack on Petrograd in order to strengthen her position with tlie Allies. In the House of Commons, Mr Bonar Law stated that there were no definite proposals for a military or naval attack on Petrograd, though a British squadron was available, for use in emergency.

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RUSSIAN CRISIS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9610, 15 May 1919

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RUSSIAN CRISIS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9610, 15 May 1919

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