Written: Written on July 24, 1918
Published: First published in 1942 in Lenin Miscellany XXXIV. Printed from the original.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, Progress Publishers, 1975, Moscow, Volume 44, page 120b.
Translated: Clemens Dutt
Transcription\Markup: R. Cymbala
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Natsarenus, Military Commissar Extraordinary
I am passing your telegram on to the Commissariat for Food. The food situation now is as bad as it can be. We shall hardly be able to help. Everything that is best and most reliable has to be organised for sending detachments to the Czechoslovak front. Without victory over the Czechoslovaks there will be no grain.
Chairman, Council of People’s Commissars