V. I. Lenin

Trotsky. Russian Peace Delegation. Brest-Litovsk


Written: 28 January, 1918
First Published: 1929 in Lenin Miscellany XI
Source: Lenin’s Collected Works, Progress Publishers, Moscow, Volume 26, 1972, pp. 517
Translated: Yuri Sdobnikov and George Hanna, Edited by George Hanna
Transcription & HTML Markup: Charles Farrell and David Walters
Online Version: Lenin Internet Archive December, 2000


January 28, 6.30 p.m.

You know our standpoint; it has lately been confirmed, especially after Joffe's letter. We repeat: nothing remains of the Kiev Rada, and the Germans will have to recognise this fact, if they have not done so already.

Keep us informed.