This leads to the conclusion, it is time to finish retreating. Not one step back! Such should now be our main slogan.…Henceforth the solid law of discipline for each commander, Red Army soldier, and commissar should be the requirement—not a single step back without order from higher command.
"The Order of the National Commissar for the Defense of the Soviet Union" (28 July 1942) Moscow
Nationalist in form; socialist in context.
"Language Policy in the Soviet Union", Lenore A. Grenoble, New York: NY, Kluwer Academic Publishers (2003) p. 41.