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

Written on 28 November, 1917.

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.


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