Written: Written on August 31, 1921
Published: First published in 1965 in Collected Works, Fifth (Russian) Ed., Vol. 53. Printed from the original.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, Progress Publishers, 1976, Moscow, Volume 45, page 274c.
Translated: Yuri Sdobnikov
Transcription\Markup: R. Cymbala
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I find Kissin’s and Bryukhanov’s arguments correct. I vote for them. You can’t raise the question in the C.C. before introducing it in the C.P.C.
 This is written on a note from the Managing Department of the R.C.P.(B.) Central Committee to Lenin, putting to the vote the question of authorising the Moscow Workers’ Co-operative to procure potatoes directly from the peasants.
A. A. Kissin and N. P. Bryukhanov took a negative attitude to this, believing, however, that the Moscow Co-operative could have its agents and acceptance stations under the gubernia societies. They held that, procurement in circumvention of gubernia societies would tend to breed speculative commodity exchange.