First published in 1945 in Lenin Miscellany XXXV.
Printed from the original.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, Progress Publishers, 1975, Moscow, Volume 44, page 139a.
Translated: Clemens Dutt
Transcription\Markup: R. Cymbala
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21. VIII. 1918
The bearers are representatives of the Turkestan Central Executive Committee. They are asking for a detachment of 100–200 men to be sent against Krasnovodsk (from Astrakhan). Please discuss their request and help them in every way, and telephone me the decision of the Supreme Military Council.
V. Ulyanov (Lenin)