V. I. Lenin

To The Workers Of Baku

Written: 6 October, 1922
First Published: Published in Bahinsky Rabochy; No. 251, November 7, 1922; Published according to the manuscript
Source: Lenin’s Collected Works, 2nd English Edition, Progress Publishers, Moscow, 1965, Volume 33, page 373
Translated: David Skvirsky and George Hanna
Transcription\HTML Markup: David Walters & R. Cymbala
Copyleft: V. I. Lenin Internet Archive (www.marx.org) 2002. Permission is granted to copy and/or distribute this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

October 6, 1922

Dear Comrades,

I have just heard Comrade Serebrovsky’s brief report on the situation in the Azerbaijan oilfields. The difficulties of the situation are by no means small. I send you my cor-dial greetings and urge you to do all you can to hold on for the immediate future. Things are always particularly difficult at first. Later on it will be easier. We must win, and we shall do so at all costs.

Once more, my most cordial communist greetings.

V. Ulyanov (Lenin)