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Joseph Stalin 1920

1920

January 3 J. V. Stalin arrives in Orel.
J. V. Stalin signs an instruction of the Revolutionary Military Council of the Southern Front to the armies of the front for the capture of Rostov.
January 6 J. V. Stalin arrives at Southern Front headquarters in Kursk.
January 10 J. V. Stalin informs V. I. Lenin of the capture of Rostov by Budyonny's Cavalry.
J. V. Stalin signs an order of the day of the Revolutionary Military Council of the Southern Front congratulating the armies of the front on the defeat of Denikin's armies and the capture of the Donbas and Rostov.
January 11 J. V. Stalin leaves Kursk for the area of operations of the Fourteenth Army of the South-Western Front.
January 13 J. V. Stalin signs an instruction of the Revolutionary Military Council of the South-Western Front to the armies of the front for the pursuit of Denikin's armies retreating to the Black Sea ports.
January 14 J. V. Stalin returns to Kursk after his visit to the front.
January 15 J. V. Stalin leaves Kursk for Moscow.
January 20 At a meeting of the Council of People's Commissars, J. V. Stalin makes a report on the "Statute of the Ukrainian Labor Army Council." The C.P.C. endorses the "Statute" and appoints J. V. Stalin Chairman of the Ukrainian Labor Army Council.
February 2 J. V. Stalin arrives from Moscow at the headquarters of the South-Western Front in Kursk.
February 7 The A.R.C.E.G. appoints J. V. Stalin a member of a commission of the Presidium of the A.R.C.E.G. set up to work out problems con-cerning the federal structure of the RSFSR
February 10 J. V. Stalin arrives in Kharkov with the transfer to that city of the Revolutionary Military Council and headquarters of the South-western Front.
February 12 J. V. Stalin conducts a preliminary conference of members of the Ukrainian Labor Army Council.
February 13 J. V. Stalin informs V. I. Lenin by direct wire of the measures adopted for the formation of the Ukrainian Labor Army.
February 16 J. V. Stalin presides at the first meeting of the Ukrainian Labor Army Council and reports on the constitution of the Council and its tasks.
February 20 J. V. Stalin signs decisions of the Ukrainian Labor Army Council on the militarization of the Donbas coal industry and on the supply of prime necessities to the workers.
March 7 In an order of the day to the Ukrainian Labor Army, J. V. Stalin calls on the men, commanders and commissars of the 42nd Division, which has been incorporated in the Ukrainian Labor Army, to win the battle for coal.
March 9 J. V. Stalin conducts a conference of members of the Ukrainian Labor Army Council, the Ukrainian Council of People's Commissars and other organizations on problems of food supply.
March 15 J.V. Stalin conducts an emergency meeting of the Ukrainian Labor Army Council in connection with V. I. Lenin's proposal on delimiting the boundaries of the Donets Gubernia.
March 17-23 J. V. Stalin directs the Fourth All-Ukrainian Conference of the Ukrainian Communist Party (Bolsheviks) in Kharkov.
March 17 J. V. Stalin delivers a speech at the opening of the Fourth All-Ukrainian Conference of the UkRCP(B).
March 19 J.V. Stalin makes a report on economic policy at the Fourth All-Ukrainian Conference of the UkRCP(B).
March 20 J. V. Stalin replies to the discussion of his report on economic policy at the Fourth All-Ukrainian Conference of the UkRCP(B).
March 23 The Fourth All-Ukrainian Conference of the UkRCP(B) elects J. V. Stalin a delegate to the Ninth Congress of the RCP(B).
J. V. Stalin delivers a speech at the closing of the conference.
J. V. Stalin loaves Kharkov for Moscow.
March. 29-April 5 J. V. Stalin takes part in the work of the Ninth Congress of the RCP ().
April 1 At the Ninth Congress of the RCP(B), J. V. Stalin is elected to a commission set up to draft the resolution on the question of the trade unions and their organization.
April 4 The Ninth Congress of the RCP(B) elects J. V. Stalin a member of the C.C., RCP(B).
April 5 At a plenary meeting of the C.C., RCP(B), J. V. Stalin is appointed a member of the Political Bureau and the Organizing Bureau of the C.C., RCP(B).
April 16 J. V. Stalin makes a communication on the state of the Donets coal industry at a meeting of the Council of Labor and Defense.
April 23 J. V. Stalin's article, "Lenin as the Organizer and Leader of the Russian Communist Party," appears in Pravda, No. 86.
J. V. Stalin delivers a speech at a meeting called by the Moscow Committee of the R.G.P.(B) on the occasion of V. I. Lenin's fiftieth birthday.
April 29-May 2 V. I. Lenin and J. V. Stalin participate in drawing up the theses of the C.C., RCP(B) on the organization of agitation work in connection with the war with Poland.
May 4 The Council of People's Commissars appoints J. V. Stalin Chairman of a commission on the establishment of an Autonomous Tatar Soviet Republic.
May 10 The Council of Labor and Defense appoints J. V. Stalin Chairman of a commission on the supply of clothing to the armies of the Western Front.
May 14 J.V. Stalin makes a report on the supply of clothing to the armies of the Western Front at a meeting of the Council of Labor and Defense.
The Council of Labor and Defense appoints J. V. Stalin Chairman of a commission on the supply of cartridges, rifles and machine guns to the army and on measures for increasing the output of the small arms and ammunition factories.
May 17 J. V. Stalin conducts a meeting of the commission on the supply of cartridges, rifles and machine guns and on measures for increasing the output of the small arms and ammunition factories.
May 20 Izvestia publishes "Instructions Concerning the Procedure of Election of Workers and Peasants to, and Their Participation in, the Workers' and Peasants' Inspection," signed by J. V. Stalin as People's Commissar of the Workers' and Peasants' Inspection.
May 21 At a meeting of the Council of Labor and Defense, J. V. Stalin reports on the results of the work of the commission on the supply of cartridges, rifles and machine guns to the army.
May 25 and 26 J. V. Stalin's article, "The Entente's New Campaign Against Russia," is published in Pravda, Nos. 111 and 112.
May 26 In connection with Poland's attack on the Soviet Republic, the C.C., RCP(B) sends J. V. Stalin to the South-Western Front.
May 27 J. V. Stalin arrives at the headquarters of the South-Western Front in Kharkov.
May 29 J. V. Stalin wires V. I. Lenin informing him of the measures adopted to strengthen the Crimean sector of the South-Western Front.
J. V. Stalin leaves Kharkov for Kremenchug.
May 31 J. V. Stalin informs V. I. Lenin of the situation on the South-Western Front.
J. V. Stalin signs an instruction of the Revo-lutionary Military Council of the South-Western Front to the Command of the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Armies on measures for the defense of Odessa.
Early June J. V. Stalin confers with commanders of the First Cavalry Army in Kremenchug and discusses the situation at the front and the plan of operations of the Cavalry Army.
June 3 J. V. Stalin signs an instruction of the Revolutionary Military Council of the South-Western Front to the Commander of the First Cavalry Army to demolish the Kiev group of the Polish armies.
June 12 In a letter to V. I. Lenin, J; V. Stalin comments on V. I. Lenin's draft theses on the national and colonial question for the Second Congress of the Communist International.
J. V. Stalin informs V. I. Lenin of the capture of Kiev by the Red Army.
June 20 J. V. Stalin returns to Kharkov from Kremen-chug.
June 24 J. V. Stalin leaves for Sinelnikovo, in the Crimean sector of the South-Western Front.
The Kharkov newspaper Kommunist publishes an interview given by J. V. Stalin to a Ukrainian ROSTA correspondent on the situation on the South-Western Front,
July 3 J. V. Stalin returns to Kharkov from Sinelnikovo.
July 7 J. V. Stalin leaves for Moscow.
Prior to July 11 J. V. Stalin confers with the Commander-in-Chief, the Chief of the Field Staff and the Vice-Chairman of the Revolutionary Military Council of the Republic on the sending of reinforcements to the Crimean sector of the South-Western Front.
July 11 Pravda publishes an interview with J. V. Stalin on the situation on the Polish Front.
July 12 J. V. Stalin returns from Moscow to South-Western Front headquarters in Kharkov.
July 14 J. V. Stalin leaves for Volnovakha, in the Crimean sector of the front.
July 16 J. V. Stalin goes to Mariupol to acquaint himself with the state of the Azov fleet.
A plenary meeting of the C.C., RCP(B) approves the measures proposed by J. V. Stalin for the defeat of Wrangel. V. I. Lenin informs J. V. Stalin of this.
Prior to July 19 J. V. Stalin drafts a letter of the C.C., RCP(B) to Party organizations on the mobilization of Communists for the Crimean Front. On V. I. Lenin's proposal, the letter is circulated to the Party organizations.
July 19 J. V. Stalin arrives in Lozovaya from Volnovakha.
July 20 J. V. Stalin returns to Kharkov after his visit to the front.
July 31 J. V. Stalin leaves for Lozovaya.
August 2 V. I. Lenin informs J. V. Stalin of a decision of the Political Bureau of the C.C., RCP(B) to establish an independent front against Wrangel. The Political Bureau instructs J. V. Stalin to set up a Revolutionary Military Council of this front and concentrate attention on this sector.
August 7 J. V. Stalin informs V. I. Lenin that the Red Army has forced the Dnieper and occupied Alyoshki, Kakhovka and other points on the left bank of the river.
August 9 J. V. Stalin arrives in Alexandrovsk from Lo-zovaya.
August 14 J. V. Stalin returns to Kharkov after his visit to the front.
August 17 J. V. Stalin leaves for Moscow.
August 19 V. I. Lenin and J. V. Stalin send instructions on measures for assisting the Crimean Front to the Central Committee of the UkRCP(B), the Caucasian and Siberian Bureaus of the C.C., RCP(B), the Petrograd Committee of the RCP(B) and the Revolutionary Military Council of the Western Front.
August 25 In a memorandum to the Political Bureau of the C.C., RCP(B), J. V. Stalin submits a programme for the creation of fighting reserves of the Republic.
September 22-25 J. V. Stalin takes part in the work of the Ninth All-Russian Conference of the RCP(B).
September 22 J. V. Stalin speaks in the discussion on the report of the Central Committee at the Ninth All-Russian Conference of the RCP(B).
October 10 J. V. Stalin's article, "The Policy of the Soviet Government on the National Question in Russia," is printed in Pravda, No. 226.
October 15 J. V. Stalin delivers a speech at the opening of the First All-Russian Conference of Responsible Personnel of the Workers' and Peasants' Inspection.
October 16 On the instructions of the C.C., RCP(B), J. V. Stalin leaves for the North Caucasus and Azerbaijan.
October 18 J. V. Stalin arrives in Rostov-on-Don and acquaints himself with the state of Party work.
October 21 J. V. Stalin arrives in Vladikavkaz.
October 26 J. V. Stalin sends a report to the C.C., RCP(B) and V. I. Lenin on the situation in the Caucasus.
October 27-29 J. V. Stalin directs the work of a regional conference of Communist organizations of the Don and the Caucasus, held in Vladikavkaz.
October 27 At the regional conference of Communist organizations of the Don and the Caucasus, J. V. Stalin delivers a report on the "Political Situation of the Republic."
October 30 J. V. Stalin leaves Vladikavkaz for Baku.
November 4 J. V. Stalin attends a meeting of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Azerbaijan Communist Party and members of the Caucasian Bureau of the C.C., RCP(B) on the negotiations with Georgia and the situation in Armenia.
November 6 J. V. Stalin delivers an address on "Three Years of Proletarian Dictatorship" at a celebration meeting of the Baku Soviet.
November 9 J. V. Stalin makes a report on the tasks of Party and Soviet work in Azerbaijan at a joint meeting of the C.C., Azerbaijan C.P.(B), the Caucasian Bureau of the C.C., RCP(B), and Baku Party and Soviet organizations.
November 12 J. V. Stalin arrives in Temir-Khan-Shura.
November 13 J. V. Stalin makes a report at a meeting of Party functionaries on the tasks of Party and Soviet bodies in connection with the granting of autonomy to Daghestan.
J. V. Stalin makes a declaration on Soviet autonomy for Daghestan at a Congress of the Peoples of Daghestan.
November 16 J. V. Stalin arrives in Vladikavkaz.
November 17 J. V. Stalin makes a report at a Congress of the Peoples of the Terek region on "Soviet Autonomy for the Terek region."
J. V. Stalin receives a number of delegates to the Congress of the Peoples of the Terek region, members of the Cossack-peasant group.
November 20 J. V. Stalin leaves Vladikavkaz for Moscow.
November 30 Pravda publishes an interview with J . V. Stalin on the situation in the Caucasus.
December 4 J. V. Stalin's article, "Long Live Soviet Armenia!" is printed in Pravda, No. 273.
December 22-29 J. V. Stalin takes part in the work of the Eighth All-Russian Congress of Soviets.
December 29 The Eighth All-Russian Congress of Soviets elects J. V. Stalin a member of the All-Russian Central Executive Committee.
December 31 The A.R.C.E.C. elects J. V. Stalin a member of its Presidium.

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