Written: Written on July 9, 1920
Published: First published in 1955 in Collected Works, Fifth Ed., Vol. 51. Printed from the original.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, Progress Publishers, 1975, Moscow, Volume 44, page 401a.
Translated: Clemens Dutt
Transcription\Markup: R. Cymbala
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To all the members of the Politbureau:
I propose that Krasin and the entire delegation be given the directive:
“Be firmer, don’t be afraid of a temporary break of the
 This refers to the London negotiations between the Russian Trade Delegation, headed by L. B. Krasin, and members of the British Government (see Dokumenty vneshnei politiki SSSR, Vol. II, Moscow, 1958, pp. 695–705).