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Great British Victory in the Ypres salient between Ypres and Armentieres; the Messines Ridge taken, village of Oosttaverne captured, and the enemy defences on a front of nine miles around St. Eloi, Wytschaete, and Messines stormed; over 5,000 prisoners; the attack preceded by the explosion of 10 mines. German attack on French positions in the Chemin-des-Dames. Russian Council of Peasants’ Delegates passes resolution summoning Army to the defence of the country.