V. I.   Lenin

Draft Decision for the Plenum of the C.C., R.C.P.(B.)[1]

Written: Written November 10, 1920
Published: First published in 1959 in Lenin Miscellany XXXVI. Printed from the manuscript.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, 2nd English Printing, Progress Publishers, 1971, Moscow, Volume 42, page 227a.
Translated: Bernard Isaacs
Transcription\Markup: D. Walters
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Zinoviev to be instructed to draw up detailed directives to Kopp and other comrades from the People’s Commissariat for Foreign Trade and to the comrades working in Germany.

Mention to be made that we accept and highly appreciate the assistance of the rank-and-file workers in the execution of orders for Russia, including those workers who belong to the most reactionary of the trade unions.

At the same time we should expose the Legiens & Co., who want to make money out of this for themselves or their party, and give no money.

The text to be submitted to the Politbureau.


[1] This draft was adopted by the plenum of the C.C. at its evening session, November 10, 1920, on the report of Comrade Artyom (F. A. Sergeycv) ,On Enlisting the Co-operation of Legion Unions to Control Execution of Our Orders".

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