Topic: BatzO - Emptsa
North Russia, 29 August 1919
The Times, 11 September 1919
The account is transcribed below.
The Times, 110 September 1919, p. 10
N. RUSSIAN EXPEDITION.
OFFICIAL STATEMENT TOMORROW.
Mr Churchill arrived at King's Cross shortly after 10 o'clock last night from Scotland. Been at the railway station he intimated that an official statement respecting North Russia would be issued tomorrow.
POSTS LOST AND REGAINED.
TheWar Office issued the following communiqué last night:
Telegrams from the C.-in.-C., North Russia, state that the enemy attacked on the Dvina and captured the two villages of Puchega and Ivanouskaya at 5 p.m. on the 6th, after a bombardment. A counter-attack resulted in the recapture of both villages, with considerable loss to the enemy.
On September 8 the Bolshevists attacked and drove in our advanced Russian troops on the Pinega River [east of Archangel]. The enemy has now been driven back by Russian troops, aided by aircraft, Russian troops have carried out successful operations on the [Archangel-Vologda] railway front, which have resulted in the capture of Terasovo [130 miles south-south-west of Archangel] and a considerable number of prisoners and machine-guns.
Fighting still continues in the neighbourhood of Kochmas, which lies between the railway and the Vaga river.
RUSSIAN CHARGÉ D'AFFAIRES IN LONDON.
M. Sazonoff, Foreign Minister in Admiral Koltchak's Government, has relieved. M. Nabokoff, Chargé d'Affaires of Russia in London, of his duties. He will be succeeded by M. Sabline, former Counsellor of the Embassy, who will now be in charge in London. - Reuter.
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Citation: Emptsa, North Russia, The Times, 11 September 1919