Written: Written early in July 1920
Published: First published in 1945 in Lenin Miscellany XXXV. Printed from the original.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, Progress Publishers, , Moscow, Volume 35, page 449.
Translated: Andrew Rothstein
Transcription\Markup: R. Cymbala
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Have measures been taken for the immediate (1) setting up of Soviet power in the liberated areas; (2) holding of congresses of Soviets; (3) expulsion of the landowners, distribution of part of their lands among the poor peasants and the remainder among Soviets of agricultural labourers?
 This note was in response to information from Kursky that a communique had boon received by the Revolutionary Military Council of the Republic from the Western Front, stating that the 15th Army’s offensive was going well.