Written: Written on August 7, 1920
Published: First published in 1959 in Lenin Miscellany XXXVI. Printed from the original.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, Progress Publishers, 1975, Moscow, Volume 44, page 410a.
Translated: Clemens Dutt
Transcription\Markup: R. Cymbala
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I apologise for the delay in replying, due to the end of the work of the Comintern. The plenary meeting of the Central Committee did not adopt any decisions that alter the established policy. Britain is threatening war, she does not want to wait later than Monday, August 9. I don’t much believe the threats. Kamenev in London is also standing firm so far, and I am convinced that your successes against Wrangel will help to put an end to the vacillations within the Central Committee. In general, however, much still depends on Warsaw and its fate.
 Lenin marked off the remaining text of the telegram and wrote in the margin: “In code.”—Ed.
 See also present edition, Vol. 31, p. 266.—Ed.