V. I. Lenin

To the International Socialist Bureau on the Representation of the R.S.D.L.P.

Published: First published in Russian in 1929 in the second edition of V. I. Lenin’s Collected Works. Printed in 1911, in the book: Huitième Congrès socialiste Internationale, Gand (The Eighth International Socialist Congress, Gand). Translated from the French. Published according to the text of the hook.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, Progress Publishers, [1974], Moscow, Volume 16, page 267.
Transcription\Markup: R. Cymbala
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September 2, 1910, Copenhagen

At a plenary session in January 1910, the Central Committee of the Russian Social-Democratic Labour Party, in order to emphasise its earnest desire for unity, adopted a decision to request the International Socialist Bureau to accept as representatives of the Party on the Bureau two comrades: G. Plekhanov and N. Lenin. It goes without saying that the Russian Social-Democratic Labour Party lays claim to only one vote hi the Bureau but it would like to have fuller representation, as in the case of France.

This decision—to add Comrade G. Plekhanov to the present representative, N. Lenin—was unanimously supported by the Social-Democratic delegation at the Congress.

Representative of the R.S.D.L.P. on the International Socialist Bureau.

N. Lenin


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