First published in 1931 in Lenin Miscellany XVIII.
Printed from the typewritten original signed by V. I. Lenin.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, Progress Publishers, , Moscow, Volume 35, page 330.
Translated: Andrew Rothstein
Transcription\Markup: R. Cymbala
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April 22, 1918
On April 22 at 11 p.m. the Council of People’s Commissars resolved that the War Commissariat be requested to take immediately all steps within its power to defend the eastern boundary of Kharkov Gubernia, especially Chertkovo station, which the Germans and haidamaks are trying to occupy in order to interrupt railway communication with Rostov.
Details to be discussed with Stalin.
V. Ulyanov (Lenin)
Chairman, Council of People’s Commissars