London Times, 31 March 1909, p. 5: THE RUSSIAN NAVY. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) ST. PETERSBURG, MARCH 30.
The Duma to-day began the debate on the Navy Estimates. The majority of the House appear to be in favour of refusing the new shipbuilding vote as recommended by the committee until the designs have been settled.
ST. PETERSBURG, MARCH 30.*
The Duma has rejected the credit for new battleships.