V. I.   Lenin



Written: Written on November 10, 1921
Published: First published in 1933 in Lenin Miscellany XXIII. Printed from the original.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, Progress Publishers, 1976, Moscow, Volume 45, pages 373c-374a.
Translated: Yuri Sdobnikov
Transcription\Markup: R. Cymbala
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Comrade Radchenko:

This is a Party veteran.

Such men will be of undoubted use in combating dishonest elements abroad.

He is riot a merchant but, according to people experienced   in commerce, will be of unquestionable benefit as an honest man.

I request his appointment.[1]

With communist greetings,


[1] A reference to L. S. Rivlin, whom Lenin recommended for work in establishments of the People’s Commissariat for Foreign Trade abroad.

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