Written: Written on February 17, 1918
Published: First published in 1924 in the book by V. A. Antonov-Ovseyenko, Zapiski o grazhdanskoi voine (Notes on the Civil War), Vol. I. Printed from the telegraph form text.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, Progress Publishers, 1971, Moscow, Volume 36, page 477.
Translated: Andrew Rothstein
Transcription\Markup: R. Cymbala
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To Yudovsky, Rumcherod, for transmission to Commander-in-Chief Muravyov, Odessa, for Commander-in– Chief Muravyov, to the Supreme Rumanian Board, to the People’s Secretariat of the Ukrainian Republic for Antonov
In view of the serious situation on the Russo-Rumanian front and the need for urgent support of the revolutionary detachments in Bessarabia, Commander-in-Chief Muravyov and his northern army are seconded to the Supreme Rumanian Board. We do not doubt for a moment that the valiant heroes of the liberation of Kiev will do their revolutionary duty without delay.
Chairman, Council of People’s Commissars
 Rumcherod—Central Executive Committee of Soviets of the Rumanian Front, Black Sea Fleet and Odessa Region.