Written: Written on May 22, 1910
Published: First published in 1942 in Lenin Miscellany XXXIV. Printed from the text in Krestinsky’s handwriting with additions by Lenin.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, Progress Publishers, 1975, Moscow, Volume 44, pages 233b-234a.
Translated: Clemens Dutt
Transcription\Markup: R. Cymbala
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The C.C. of the R.C.P. directs that the C.C. of the C.P. of the Ukraine should not put forward for discussion by the Ukrainian Council of People’s Commissars such important financial decisions as the issue of new currency notes or the exchange of Ukrainian rubles without a preliminary inquiry of the C.C., R.C.P., since such measures can be taken only on an all-Russia scale.
Reply in detail whether you consider it possible to put through this directive.
Lenin, Krestinsky, Kalinin
 The last sentence is in Lenin’s handwriting.—Ed.