Written: Written on May 4, 1920
Published: First published in 1942 in Lenin Miscellany XXXIV. Printed from a copy written in an unknown hand.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, Progress Publishers, , Moscow, Volume 35, page 446.
Translated: Andrew Rothstein
Transcription\Markup: R. Cymbala
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Member of the R.M.C., Caucasus Front
Baku via Rostov
To be delivered through responsible persons, and on delivery inform Sklyansky, Revolutionary Military Council of the Republic.
The Central Committee instructs you to withdraw your units from the territory of Georgia to the frontier, and to refrain from an advance into Georgia.
After the conversations with Tiflis it is clear that peace with Georgia is not ruled out.
Let us know immediately all most precise details about the insurgents.
By instruction of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee,
 The telegram was also signed by J. V. Stalin.—Ed.