London Times, 10 July 1907, p. 5: THE RUSSIAN NAVY. ST. PETERSBURG, JULY 9.* The Council of Ministers has empowered the Ministry of Marine to include a yearly sum of 31,000,000 roubles (£3,100,000) in its budget from 1908 to 1911 for the construction of warships and their armament with guns and torpedoes. The unexpended credits in the budget for 1906 are to be used for the laying down of new vessels during the current year.

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