V. I.   Lenin



Written: Written on May 6, 1921
Published: First published in 1965 in Collected Works, Fifth (Russian) Ed., Vol. 52. Printed from the original.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, Progress Publishers, 1976, Moscow, Volume 45, pages 139c-140a.
Translated: Yuri Sdobnikov
Transcription\Markup: R. Cymbala
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Find an engineer in Gosplan[1] who would be not only reliable, but also a practitioner, for the commission to carry out an on-the-spot inquiry of Algemba,[2]

so as to make a sound evaluation of the main points:
protection of materials (in different conditions)

α) stop construction,

β) ” not at once but by the autumn,

&whatthe;) switch from shock to ordinary site,

&whatthe;) complete construction, but do not lay rails, etc.


[1] The State Planning Commission.—Ed.

[2] A reference to G. M. Krzhizhanovsky’s letter of April 12, 1921, on the inadvisability, in that period, of extending the Emba oilfields.

Algemba–Alexandrov-Gai-Emba branch-line.

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