V. I.   Lenin



Written: Written on July 12 or 13, 1920
Published: First published in 1965 in Collected Works, Fifth Ed., Vol. 51. Printed from the original.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, Progress Publishers, 1975, Moscow, Volume 44, page 403a.
Translated: Clemens Dutt
Transcription\Markup: R. Cymbala
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Comrade Sklyansky,

The international situation, particularly Curzon’s proposal (annexation of the Crimea in exchange for a truce with Poland, the Grodno-Byelostok line),[1] demands a furious acceleration of the offensive against Poland.

Is it being done? Everything? Energetically?



[1] This refers to a Note from Lord Curzon, British Foreign Secretary, sent to the Soviet Government on July 11, 1920, from Spa ( Belgium), where a conference of the Entente countries was being held together with representatives of Germany. To the decisions adopted at the Spa conference, Lord Curzon added a proposal that the Soviet Government should conclude an armistice with General Wrangel.

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