Written: Written on February 17, 1918
Published: First published in 1959 in Lenin Miscellany XXXVI. Printed from the original.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, Progress Publishers, 1975, Moscow, Volume 44, page 66a.
Translated: Clemens Dutt
Transcription\Markup: R. Cymbala
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I have received the telegram concerning the appointment of Falkovsky by you. I insistently ask you to act only in full agreement with Luganovsky and in compliance with his directives as People’s Secretary of the sovereign Ukrainian Republic. If disagreement with him arises, settle it through Skrypnik, Zatonsky, Bosh, in the last resort wire me, but never gainsay Luganovsky. The rich stores of the Rumanian Government must be very strictly guarded so that they can be turned over intact to the Rumanian people after the overthrow of the Rumanian counterrevolution.