First published in 1927 in the magazine Revolutsia i Kultura No. 2.
Printed from the original.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, Progress Publishers, , Moscow, Volume 35, page 353.
Translated: Andrew Rothstein
Transcription\Markup: R. Cymbala
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August 17, 1918
Act in the most resolute way against the kulaks and the Left Socialist-Revolutionary scoundrels who have made common cause with them. Issue appeals to the poor peasants. Organise them. Ask for help from Yelets. Essential to suppress the kulak extortioners mercilessly. Telegraph.
Chairman, Council of People’s Commissars