Written: Written at the end of June-beginning of July 1919
Published: First published in 1965 in Collected Works, Fifth Ed., Vol. 50. Printed from the original.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, Progress Publishers, 1975, Moscow, Volume 44, page 259b.
Translated: Clemens Dutt
Transcription\Markup: R. Cymbala
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Talk with Vatsetis at once for him to give the greatest attention to Penza and the Saratov-Balashov breach.
 The document was signed also by Trotsky.—Ed.
 This refers to the offensive of General Wrangel’s Caucasian army, which was part of Denikin’s forces, in the direction of Saratov and Penza.