THE RUSSIAN CRISIS.
RELATIONS WITH GERMANY.
St. Petebsbubg, March 15.
Tbe '-Rietch" likens the anti Russian outburst in Germany to the campaign against France which preceded the opeaing of tbe Moroccan question. M. Sazanoff, Minister for Foreign Affairs, interviewed, insists that the movement for the increase of armaments was animated by Germany. Seventy four persons are to be charged at the coming Warsaw trial. Ie i 3 expected to last three months. A thousand witnesses will be called.
An article in tbe "Rossiya" rebukes ;he misehevious attempts of foreign journaliets to sow discord betweeD iiu3sia and Germany. It reminds rbem of Germany's refusal to accept limitation of armaments, and recom mends them to abstain from unfriend iy attacks and uojunt aspersions Budapest, March 15.
Count Wifce, in a paper interview, -ays the Balkan affairs are not disposed it. Ouly tbe -first act has baen played. The Entracte may last years or months. ■ Th« danger point U Roumauia and Austria. Count Witt declares that Russia is not aggressively disposed towards Germany, but French sentiments towards the latter always aroused doubt. Tbe in urease of armaments after the Balkan war was, he added, remarkable. Bt Petessburg, March 16.
The Premier and the War, Foreign, and Finance Ministers and Secretaries are conferring with sixty four mem hers of tbe Duma, including members of the Military and Naval Budget Committees.
The newspapers allege tbat tbe con is connected with the- Russo ■German, situation, a,nd hint tbat the Wtr Minister proposes a considerable increase in the strength of the army.
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THE RUSSIAN CRISIS., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4379, 17 March 1914
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