RUSSIA: Prices

Since it became known that the wheat crop would not come up to moderate expectations, prices—of foodstuffs in particular—began to rise. During last week, they continued to rise; and with them rose the tempers of the industrial workers in various parts of Russia. The true reason for the attitude of the industrial workers was to be found in the Government's declared policy of exporting grain. In order to maintain the advantages which have been secured from foreign recognition during the year, the Moscow Government declared it was indispensable to the country's...

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