Addendum to the Draft Decree for the CPC on Supplying Agriculture with Implements and Metals

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Author(s) Lenin
Written 23 April 1918

First published in 1933 in Lenin Miscellany XXI. Printed from the manuscript.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, Second Printing, Progress Publishers, 1971, Moscow, Volume 42, page 91a.


The draft decree was on the agenda of the CPC sitting of April 22, 1918, but [...]

The basic principle to be applied in the distribution of agricultural machines, etc., should be, on the one hand and in the first place, due concern for agricultural production, for cultivation of all the land and for raising the productivity of agriculture, and, on the other, the supply of agricultural machines, etc., first of all to the working and poor sections of the rural population, with the common object of providing a proper and sufficient supply of breadstuff for the whole population.