Decree On The Arrest Of The Leaders Of The Civil War Against The Revolution

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Author(s) Lenin
Written 11 December 1917


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29 November, 1917, in Pravda No. 23 (evening edition) and Izvestia, No. 239 29 November, 1917. Published according to the manuscript.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, Progress Publishers, Moscow, Volume 28, 1972, pp. 351
Collection(s): Pravda

Members of leading bodies of the Cadet Party, as a party of enemies of the people, are liable to arrest and trial by revolutionary tribunal.

Local Soviets are ordered to exercise special surveillance over the Cadet Party in view of its connection with the Kornilov-Kaledin civil war against the revolution.

This decree enters into effect from the time of signing.

V. Ulyanov (Lenin),

Chairman of the Council of People's Commissar

Petrograd, November 28, 1917, 10.30 p.m.