V. I. Lenin

Telegram To J. V. Stalin

Wired: 20 May, 1919
First Published: 1938; Published according to the manuscript
Source: Lenin’s Collected Works, 4th English Edition, Progress Publishers, Moscow, 1972 Volume 29, pages 383-384
Translated: George Hanna
Transcription/HTML Markup: David Walters & Robert Cymbala
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May 20, 1919

Have received both notes. Have made detailed arrangements with Sklyansky for unflagging supervision over fulfilment. I hope that the universal mobilisation of Petrograd men will be followed by their attack and not by sitting in barracks.