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DvinskVilna railway cut by the Germans at Sventsiany; Skidel, farther south, threatened with envelopment. Russian advance in Tarnopol district. Von Mackensen checked north-west of Rovno. French air raids on Bernsdorf and Langemarck. German airship raid on East Coast; no casualties. German aeroplane drops bombs on the Kent coast; seven persons injured. Admiral Sir Percy Scott placed in command of the aerial defences of London.