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say RUSH SIBERIA PLANS CONTINUED FROM FIRST PAGE expected on this account has been received received by the Russian embassy here in the shape of returns from the results results of the municipal elections These showed that the bourgeois and moderate socialists polled 69 per cent of the votes while the bolsheviks received received only 31 per cent The embassy also gave out a statement statement that everywhere the population of different classes and political groups has manifested vivid Interest and sympathy with the efforts of the United Siberian government in cooperation with the Czecho - Slovaks to oragnlze an army to reestablish together with the allies a battle front against Germany the formation of which is proceeding very successfully successfully Their relations with the Czecho - Slovaka are brotherly Siberian Groups in Accord The embassy further declares that it has received definite information concerning the program and intentions intentions of the various political groups in Siberia which without bloodshed or violence have succeeded the Soviets which dispersed before the advance of the Czecho - Slovaks troopg The political group in Vladivostok known as the Siberian temporary government is closely affiliated with and in fact is a part of the group at Omsk where Gen Horvath originally originally had his headquarters It is declared that this United Siberian Government as it is now designated was elected January 26 1916 by the members of a regional Siberian duma that it has transferred transferred its center temporarily to Vladivostok Vladivostok a section remaining at Omsk to conduct military operations Ten Cities Taken It was reported yesterday from this Omsk section that through the combined combined efforts of the Czecho - Slovaks the following cities mostly in Western Western Siberia have been liberated from the bolsheviki control Marlinsk Novo Nicolaivesk Tomsk Narime Tobolsk Barnaoul Semipalatinsk Carcaralinsk Atchinsk and Cras - norarsk The alms of the new Temporary Government of Siberia as expressed by the Russian embassy are very ambitious consisting of The creation creation of a Russian army well disciplined disciplined in order to reestablish in cooperation cooperation with the allies a battle front against Germany All of the old treaties are to be recognized up to the bolsheviki uprising the bolshevik bolshevik laws are to be repealed and a representative national assembly called on the basis of universal suffrage suffrage to start the reconstruction of a unified Russia

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  1. The Washington Post,
  2. 06 Aug 1918, Tue,
  3. Page 2

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