Written: Written on March 1, 1920
Published: First published in 1965 in Collected Works, Fifth Ed., Vol. 51. Printed from the original.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, Progress Publishers, 1975, Moscow, Volume 44, page 351a.
Translated: Clemens Dutt
Transcription\Markup: R. Cymbala
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In a conversation with Comrade Lansbury I promised to write about our attitude to religion. Comrade Krasikov has done this much better than I could have done, the more so since Comrade Krasikov is specially in charge of these affairs.
 George Lansbury, editor of the British newspaper The Daily Herald, visited Soviet Russia in February 1920. On February 21 he was received by Lenin who had a detailed conversation with him, in particular on the attitude of the Bolsheviks to religion. On returning to England, Lansbury sent Lenin a letter in which he wrote: “Many thanks to you and all your colleagues for the help you have given me in my try to understand your revolution.” = (Collected Works, Fifth Ed., Vol. 51, p. 412.)