First published in 1942 in Lenin Miscellany XXXIV.
Printed from the original.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, Progress Publishers, 1975, Moscow, Volume 44, page 426a.
Translated: Clemens Dutt
Transcription\Markup: R. Cymbala
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Your telegram received. There is no point in your being indignant. If X’s report is false, calmly write ten lines of refutation and send it to me by mail. Please add fullest details about the progress of the fight against banditry and about the arrangements you made in Kislovodsk for the Soviet functionaries of whom I spoke here to you personally.
Chairman, Council of People’s Commissars
 See also Collected Works, Fifth Ed., Vol. 51, Document 464, —Ed.
 See Note 442.