V. I.   Lenin



Written: Written prior to May 17, 1916
Published: First published in 1964 in Collected Works, Fifth (Russian) Ed., Vol. 49. Sent from Zurich to Berne. Printed from the origin.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, Progress Publishers, [1977], Moscow, Volume 43, page 537a.
Translated: Martin Parker and Bernard Isaacs
Transcription\Markup: R. Cymbala
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It is absolutely essential to send the text itself to Kamenev again and get his reply, also by letter, and not merely by telegraph.[1] The matter is extremely important, the slightest carelessness is harmful. Better a bit later, but more solidly.

The Kienthal No. cannot be put out without publishing our Stellungnahme from the Bulletin.


[1] This refers to the draft of a paragraph for Sotsial-Demokrat written by Zinoviev at the request of Kamenev, who was in exile at the time in Yeniseisk Gubernia (Siberia). Zinoviev, in this para graph, tried to condone Kamenev’s behaviour at the trial of the Bolshevik group in the Duma.

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