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The Russian Cruelties in Poland. --Whole populations of villages in Lithuania have been forcibly transported to the steppes of the Ural.--The inhabitants of Klanyszki, Szallezki, and Syziany, consisting of fifty-seven families, were thus transported a short time back. Their property was confiscated and sold, and the proceeds applied to to the expense of the journey. These unfortunate people having shown some hesitation to leave their homes, a body of troops was sent to force them to comply with Mouravieff's orders. In Wilna the convoys for Siberia leave every other Friday. In order to destroy every mark of Polanism in the city, Mouravieff has ordered all the Polish inscriptions on the shops and at the corners of the streets to be erased, no more Polish bills of fare to be used in the restaurants, the Polish language to be no longer employed by tradesmen in making up their accounts, and the official language to be in all cases Russian, even on seals and stamps. The Wilna corr