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Correspondents include: Sir Archibald Sinclair [later 1st Lord Thurso, Personal Military Secretary to the Secretary State for War] (7); Gregori Alexinsky; Lieutenant-General Sir Hubert Gough [Chief, Allied Mission Baltic]; General Nikolai Youdenitch; Lieutenant-Colonel Frederick Kisch (2); Major-General Neill Malcolm [British Military Mission, Berlin, Germany]; Brigadier-General Edward Spears [Head of the British Military Mission to Paris, France]; local government officials from north Russia; Sidney Reilly on Gregori Alexinsky and Vladimir Bourtzev and the possibility of the British government funding their anti-Bolshevik pamphlets and on Russian diplomatic representation in Great Britain; and Mansfield Cumming [Chief of the Secret Service] on reports by Paul Dukes of life in Russia.
Also includes copy minutes, telegrams and notes from WSC to some of those mentioned above and to Secretary [War Office, Sir Reginald Brade], Adjutant-General [Lieutenant-General Sir George Macdonogh], and Chief of Imperial General Staff [General Sir Henry Wilson]; British intelligence summary; pamphlet by Vladimir Bourtzev; War Office public statement.
Subjects covered by the file include: the withdrawal of British troops from north Russia; the military position in Russia; the economic situation under the Bolsheviks; the possibility of capturing Petrograd [later Leningrad and St Petersburg]; Finnish affairs and policy towards the Baltic states; Youdenitch's position; press coverage in Britain; tensions among the Russian political committee in Paris; and the loss of Secret Service agents at the "National Centre" in Moscow.
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