Written: Written on January 30 (February 12), 1918
Published: First published in 1964 in the book: A. L. Fraiman, Revolyutsionnaya zashchita Petrograda v fevrale-marte 1918,, Moscow-Leningrad. Printed from the text of the telegraph tape.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, Progress Publishers, 1975, Moscow, Volume 44, page 61a.
Translated: Clemens Dutt
Transcription\Markup: R. Cymbala
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Notify all army commissars and Bonch-Bruyevich that all telegrams signed by Trotsky and Krylenko on demobilisation of the army are to be held up. We cannot give you the peace terms, since peace really has not yet been concluded. Please hold up all telegrams reporting peace until you receive special permission.
 Transmitted by direct line. The text of this telegram is -5 reproduced in the telegram of the Main Naval Headquarters to Centrobalt (the Central Executive Committee of the Soviets of Sailors of the Baltic Fleet).—Ed.