Written: Written on August 13, 1919
Published: First published in part in 1942 in Lenin Miscellany XXXIV. Published in full in 1956 in the book: V. I. Lenin, Voyennaya perepiska, 1917–1920, Moscow. Printed from the typewritten copy.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, Progress Publishers, 1975, Moscow, Volume 44, page 275a.
Translated: Clemens Dutt
Transcription\Markup: R. Cymbala
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Smilga, Lashevich, Sokolnikov
Report immediately whether forces are being redeployed and concentrated with sufficient energy, whether all necessary measures for speeding up have been taken. Will the operation take place as scheduled or will there be delay? When are you starting? The Ukrainian situation causes me great concern. I await an answer from Lashevich to the questions raised in Moscow.
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