Foreign News: The Successor

In a theatre in Moscow, draped in mourning for Lenin, the Congress of Soviets of the Union of Soviet Socialistic Republics met to elect a successor to Nikolai Lenin, late Chief Executive.

During the discussions the announcement that Britain had recognized Russia brought forth cheers and a resolution of greeting to the British Government.

Later it was announced that Alexis Ivanovitch Rykov, a Russian, had been elected President of the Council of Commissars (Premier) in Lenin's place.

War Lord Trotsky was also reflected as Commissar for War, but since he left for the Caucasus...

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