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THE RUSSIAN ARMIES.

TRE XOH AVAUFA U K IX PC)I.AXD. PKTROGHAD, January 17. A communique states that successful progress continues on the Lower Vistula. f-'Lx German regiments made violent assaults on the 16th near (Jninine, supported i.'.v exceptionally heavy artillery lire. The result nf spvpii attacks, with desperate bayonet fighting, was that the Germans captured a. single advanced trench. The Germans at Ivonopnitza ono evening sapped within 30 paces of our entrencnmenis, hut were overwhelmed by hand grenades, and Russian volunteers, taking advantage of the confusion, used grenades on the communication trenches, forcing the fiiemy to retreat. Thrcs attacks south of l'inezow were repulsed. Our advanced puard- in Bukowina. stormed the Eirlibaba, Pass, in the Carpathians, bordering on Translyvania. The High Conuuis-ioner reported. London. 18th January (12.10 a.ni.) : I'etrocrad reports that on the bank of the Vistula a successful advance \>a.- made bv the Russians. On the left bank the enemy stubbornly attacked Russian positions in the region of Kniii-'-r, six regiments making seven consecutive attacks. After Pierre bayonet iipbtin;,' the Germans took a trench." In other districts the enemy were reruLv'd fmm their positions by artillerv sre. !n linkmvina, the Tlus-ian outposts rap:i:rrd the Carpathian pass Kirlibaba. borrlerinc on Transylvania.

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THE RUSSIAN ARMIES., Issue 15704, 19 January 1915

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THE RUSSIAN ARMIES. Issue 15704, 19 January 1915

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