V. I.   Lenin



Written: Written on January 31, 1922
Published: First published in 1965 in Collected Works, Fifth (Russian) Ed., Vol. 54. Printed from a typewritten text of I. S. Unschlicht’s reminiscences.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, Progress Publishers, 1976, Moscow, Volume 45, pages 457b-458a.
Translated: Yuri Sdobnikov
Transcription\Markup: R. Cymbala
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Comrade Unschlicht,

I am quite unable to be in the Politbureau.[1] I am feeling worse.

I believe you can do without me.

The whole point now is the purely technical measures leading to our courts intensifying (and making swifter) reprisals against the Mensheviks.

Both the courts and the C.P.C. or the All-Russia C.E.C.

With communist greetings,


[1] I. S. Unschlicht, asked Lenin to take part in the sitting of the Politbureau of the R.C.P.(B.) C.C. on February 2, 1922, during   [MISSING]

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