Volzhsky Den (Samara) No. 29, July 20, 1918.
Printed from the original.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, Progress Publishers, 1975, Moscow, Volume 44, pages 118c-119a.
Translated: Clemens Dutt
Transcription\Markup: R. Cymbala
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17. VII. 1918
Kolesov, Chairman of the Council of People’s
Commissars of the Turkestan Republic
We are taking all possible steps to assist you. We are sending a regiment.
We are taking energetic measures against the Czechoslovaks and do not doubt that we shall crush them. Do not despair, try your utmost to make permanent and stable contact with Krasnovodsk and Baku.
Chairman, Council of People’s Commissars