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V. I. Lenin

CONCERNING THE CONDITIONS ENSURING
THE RESEARCH WORK OF
ACADEMICIAN I. P. PAVLOV
AND HIS ASSOCIATES

Published in the newspaper
Izvestia No. 30,
February 11, 1921

Published according
to the original
signed by Lenin

From V. I. Lenin, Collected Works, 4th English Edition,
Progress Publishers, Moscow, 1965

Vol. 32, p. 69.

Translated from the Russian
Edited by Yuri Sdobnikov


Prepared © for the Internet by David J. Romagnolo, djr@marx2mao.org (May 2000)


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    CONCERNING THE CONDITIONS ENSURING
    THE RESEARCH WORK OF ACADEMICIAN I. P. PAVLOV
    AND HIS ASSOCIATES

    DECREE OF THE COUNCIL OF PEOPLE S COMMISSARS

        In view of Academician I. P. Pavlov's outstanding scientific services, which are of tremendous importance to the working people of the world, the Council of People's Commissars decrees:

        1.  To set up, on the strength of the Petrograd Soviet's proposal, a special commission with broad powers, consisting of Comrade M. Gorky, chief of Petrograd's institutions of higher learning, Comrade Kristi, and member of the collegium of the Petrograd Soviet's Administrative Department, Comrade Kaplun; whose task is to create, as soon as possible, the best conditions to ensure the research work of Comrade Pavlov and his associates.

        2.  To authorise the State. Publishers to print, in the best printing-house, a de luxe edition of the scientific work prepared by Academician Pavlov, summing up the results of his research over the past twenty years, leaving to Academician I. P. Pavlov the right of property in this work in Russia and abroad.

        3.  To authorise the Workers' Supply Commission to issue to Academician Pavlov and his wife a special ration equal in caloricity to two academic rations.

        4.  To authorise the Petrograd Soviet to assure Professor Pavlov and his wife of the use for life of the flat they now occupy, and to furnish it and Academician Pavlov's laboratory with every possible facility.

        Chairman of the Council of People's Commissars

    V. Ulyanov  (Lenin)  

        Moscow, the Kremlin,
        January 24, 1921