Charging that the U. S. revenue cutter Bear had entered the harbor at
Kamchatka last September and that the U. S. Destroyer No. 223 had
entered Batum,the Soviet Government wrote to the U. S. State Department
stating that the entry of the U. S. warships into Russian ports was
contrary to international law. A request was made that proper measures
be taken to avoid repetition of the incidents.
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