Written: Written on September 7, 1921
Published: First published in 1965 in Collected Works, Fifth (Russian) Ed., Vol. 53. Printed from a typewritten copy.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, Progress Publishers, 1976, Moscow, Volume 45, page 291b.
Translated: Yuri Sdobnikov
Transcription\Markup: R. Cymbala
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People’s Commissariat for Posts and Telegraphs
I propose that you urgently appoint a commission of three radio specialists to carry out the final trials of the results achieved at the laboratory in Bogorodskoye Village, of which you are aware.
It is desirable to have at least one responsible Communist on the commission.
V. Ulyanov (Lenin)
 A reference to S. I. Botin’s experiment in the remote control of powder explosions in 1920 and 1921. In October 1921, a specialists’ commission gave a negative opinion on his trials and proposed that they should be stopped because, of inadequate preparation. See present edition, Vol. 36, p. 526; Vol. 44, Documents 623, 630, 721 and 740; Collected Works, Fifth (Russian) Edition, Vol. 51, Documents 477 and 532.