First published in 1942 in Lenin Miscellany XXXIV.
Printed from the original.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, Progress Publishers, 1975, Moscow, Volume 44, pages 411b-412a.
Translated: Clemens Dutt
Transcription\Markup: R. Cymbala
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10. VIII. 1920
Council of the Caucasian Labour Army
or present whereabouts
Please wire how matters stand in regard to the revolts in the Caucasus and on the Kuban, whether they are increasing or weakening, whether all measures have been taken, whether there has been an appreciable arrival of new troops, whether there are enough of them, and other details.
Chairman, Council of People’s Commissars
 In a telegram of August 13, 1920, in reply to Lenin, the Deputy Chairman of the Council of the Caucasian Labour Army, A. G. Beloborodov, wrote: “Your telegram No. 402 received only 13th at 20.00 hours. The Northern Caucasus, with the exception of the Kuban, for the time being gives no cause for anxiety as regards the outbreak of insurrections....” = (Collected Works, Fifth Ed., Vol. 51, p. 444.)