Russia. No. 1 (1919). - 20. General Poole to War Office.

No. 20.

General Poole to War Office.(Received January 9.)

(Telegraphic.) January 8, 1919.

THE Bolsheviks are now employing gangs of Chinese for the purpose of killing officers and deserters. Peasants have been killed by these gangs for refusing to comply with requisitioning decrees, and even the families of officers serving here have been murdered. The above is based on authentic information.