||First circle of Samara Marxists (including A. P
Sklyarenko and I. K. Lalayants) is formed. Lenin is central figure in
the circle. He prepares and reads the paper (article) entitled New
Economic Developments in Peasant Life (on V. Y. Postnikov's
|End of August (beginning of
||On his way from Samara to St. Petersburg Lenin stops at
Nizhni-Novgorod and makes the acquaintance of local Marxists.
August 31 (September 12)
||Lenin arrives in St. Petersburg.
|September 3 (15)
||Lenin is registered as Junior Barrister to
M. F. Wolkenstein.
|September 25 (October 7)
||Lenin travels to Vladimir for a meeting with
N. Y. Fedoseyev which does not take place because Fedoseyev was still
not released from prison.
||In St. Petersburg Lenin joins a Marxist circle of
Technological Institute students (S. I. Radchenko, V. V. Starkov,
P. K. Zaporozhets. G. M. Krzhizhanovsky and others), and at a circle
meeting criticises G. B. Krasin's paper “The Market Question."
Lenin writes the paper “On the So-Called Market Question," which
he reads to the Marxist circle.
|Autumn and winter 1893-1894
||Lenin establishes contact with progressive workers of
St. Petersburg factories (V. A. Shelgunov, I. V. Babushkin and
other). Lenin's speeches strongly impress participants in Marxist
circles of St. Petersburg. His exceptionally profound knowledge of
Marxist theory, his ability to apply Marxism constructively to
Russia's economic and political situation, his fervent and unshakable
belief in the victory of the workers' cause, his outstanding
organisational talent—all this makes Lenin the recognised leader
of the St. Petersburg Marxists.