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Russia (Japanese Troops)

Volume 155: debated on Wednesday 14 June 1922

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asked the Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether he can make any further statement on the situation in Eastern Siberia and the maritime province; and whether the Japanese Government have yet commenced to withdraw their troops from Russian soil?

M. Merkuloff's administration was reported to have been overthrown at the beginning of June and a new Provisional Government to have been set up at Vladivostok, of which General Dietrichs has been elected President. The Japanese still occupy Vladivostok and the surrounding district, Northern Saghalien, and points on the mainland opposite the island. The answer to the second part of the question is in the negative.