V. I.   Lenin



Written: Written on September 7, 1918
Published: First published in Pravda No. 201, August 30, 1928. Printed from the original.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, Progress Publishers, [1976], Moscow, Volume 35, page 359.
Translated: Andrew Rothstein
Transcription\Markup: R. Cymbala
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Trotsky, Sviyazhsk

Copy to Kayurov and Chugurin
Staff of 5th Army

Thanks. Recovery proceeding excellently.[1] Am sure that the crushing of the Kazan Czechs and whiteguards, as well as of the kulak extortioners supporting them, will be exemplarily ruthless.

Best greetings.



[1] Lenin refers to his recovery from wounds received when an attempt was made on his life by the Socialist-Revolutionary terrorist Fanny Kaplan on August 30, 1918.

His telegram was a reply to a telegram from the leaders of the Political Department of the 5th Army, wishing him a speedy recovery.

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