Written: Written on February 10, 1922
Published: First published in 1934 in the book, Lenin na khozyaistvennom fronte. Sbornik vospominanii. (Lenin on the Economic Front. Collection of Reminiscences), Moscow. Printed from the original.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, Progress Publishers, 1976, Moscow, Volume 45, page 464b.
Translated: Yuri Sdobnikov
Transcription\Markup: R. Cymbala
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Give this the most serious attention. I think, we should allow everything that is asked; i.e. 4 m.r. X O.2 (?) 800,000 million. That is the first thing.
Second. Do not separate from the Central Board for the Peat Industry (since Radchenko is not here, ask Morozov and Menshikov). Why separate? The need is to give autonomy inside the Central Board for the Peat Industry. It should be defined precisely, in writing, and established through the C.L.D.
Third. There is, after all, a number of C.L.D. decisions on priority for the Administration for Hydraulic Peat Extraction, etc., etc. These have been definitely “forgotten”. That is a scandal! Those who are guilty of “forgetfulness” should be found and prosecuted. Without fail! (Let me know the result: what has been done.)