13 FEBRUARY 1915, Page 2

We may add that a Copenhagen newspaper makes the very

interesting statement that Professor Miliarkoff, the leader of the Russian Liberal Party, has declared that the Allies had agreed that Conatrustinople should go to Russia. Of that our Russian friends need make no doubt whatever. The raising of the Russian flag at Constantinople will be a source of lively satisfaction in Britain. The old dread of her possession has entirely passed away. Byzantium is here and for ever.