Lenin’s telegram to Bolsheviks returning to Russia

Our tactics: no trust in and no support of the new government; Kerensky is especially suspect; arming of the proletariat is the only guarantee; immediate elections to the Petrograd City Council; no rapprochement with other parties. Telegraph this to Petrograd.

Ulyanov

V.I. Lenin, “Telegram to the Bolsheviks Leaving for Russia,”┬áMarch 19 (March 6 old style), 1917

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