V. I.   Lenin



Written: Written in May 1918
Published: First published in 1925 in the magazine Ogonyok No. 4 (95). Published in 1960 in the book: Albert Rhys Williams, O Lenine i Oktyabrskoi Revolyutsii (On Lenin and the October Revolution), Moscow. Printed from the text of the book.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, Progress Publishers, 1975, Moscow, Volume 44, pages 97c-98a.
Translated: Clemens Dutt
Transcription\Markup: R. Cymbala
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Through the American comrade Albert R. Williams I send my greetings to the American socialist internationalists. I firmly believe that in the long run the social   revolution will be victorious in all civilised countries. When it begins in America it will far surpass the Russian revolution.


[1] This letter was written in English during a conversation with Albert Rhys Williams, the American journalist, who visited Lenin before leaving for the U.S.A.

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