Written: Written on October 21, 1921
Published: First published in 1933 in Lenin Miscellany XXIII. Printed from the original.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, Progress Publishers, 1976, Moscow, Volume 45, page 349a.
Translated: Yuri Sdobnikov
Transcription\Markup: R. Cymbala
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We must press forward with the question of cotton in the Caucasus, Azerbaijan (Mugan Steppe) and in Armenia.
Tell Rykov and see to it that the State Bank should issue as big and as easy a loan as possible.
With communist greetings,
 On October 21, the C.L.D. decided: to authorise the People’s Commissariat for Finance immediately to issue the required funds for the irrigation of the Mugan Steppe.