Written: Written on May 31, 1921
Published: First published in 1932 in Lenin Miscellany XX. Printed from a typewritten text with Lenin’s additions and signature.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, Progress Publishers, 1976, Moscow, Volume 45, page 167b.
Translated: Yuri Sdobnikov
Transcription\Markup: R. Cymbala
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Comrade Unschlicht, All-Russia Extraordinary Commission;
Comrade Fomin, People’s Commissariat for Railways;
Comrade Bryukhanov, People’s Commissariat for Food
Set up the strictest surveillance over the most rapid movement of piece-goods from Moscow to Kharkov in the Ukraine for commodity exchange.
Issue instructions along railway lines. Most important question. Report execution.
 The last two words are in Lenin’s hand.— Ed.