First published in Pravda No. 53 February 23, 1938.
Printed from the original.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, Progress Publishers, , Moscow, Volume 35, page 398.
Translated: Andrew Rothstein
Transcription\Markup: R. Cymbala
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June 14, 1919
Revolutionary Military Council 10
Copy to Raskolnikov
It is essential to retain Tsaritsyn, it has withstood a siege more than once. Strain every effort, inform us in more detail, more often, we are taking steps. Hasten the evacuation of anything not absolutely essential, and valuables. Mobilise en masse. Don’t weaken the political work. Mind you keep in touch with us.