Written: Written not before the end of March 1920
Published: First published in 1933 in Lenin Miscellany XXIV. Printed from the manuscript.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, 2nd English Printing, Progress Publishers, 1971, Moscow, Volume 42, page 187a.
Translated: Bernard Isaacs
Transcription\Markup: D. Walters
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|1) Subbotniks are a form of propaganda of the ideas of compulsory labour service and self-organisation of the working class.|
|2) Subbotniks should be a laboratory of forms of communist labour.||+a) Higher labour productivity b) " work discipline|
|3) Subbotniks must be started primarily for important and urgent jobs.||c) implementation of dictatorship of the proletariat|
|4) Subbotniks should yield results not below established output rates, but participants should try to exceed these rates.||d) leadership of the peasantry|
|e) combating famine and economic chaos|
 The “Regulations on Subbotniks” were drafted by A. N. Sokolov, a member of the staff of the Central Committee of the R.C.P.(B.). They were prepared, apparently, for the first anniversary of the launching of the subbotniks (anniversary date May 10, 1920).