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Eight All-Russian Congress of Soviets of Workers' Peasants, Red Army and Cossack Deputies. Verbatim record (December 22-29, 1920).

Moscow: State. publishing house, 1921. - IV, 299 p

Verbatim report of the VIII All-Russian Congress of Soviets, held on December 22-29, 1920, in Moscow. At the congress, the GOELRO plan was approved, the Land Code of the RSFSR was adopted, the Order of the Red Banner of Labor of the RSFSR and its sign were approved, the Regulation on the extraordinary supreme body of the RSFSR - the Labor and Defense Council (STO) - was approved.

The congress was attended by 2,537 delegates (1,728 with a casting vote and 809 with an advisory vote). Party composition: Communists - 2284, Communist sympathizers - 67, non-party members - 98, Mensheviks - 8, Bundists - 8, Left SRs - 2, the rest are members of other parties.

Order of the day: Report of the All-Russian Central Executive Committee and the Council of People's Commissars on foreign and domestic policy (lecturer V. I. Lenin) On the situation in industry and measures for its restoration (lecturer A. I. Rykov) On electrification (lecturer G. M. Krzhizhanovsky) About transport ( speaker L. D. Trotsky) On the development of agricultural production and assistance to the peasant economy (speaker I. A. Teodorovich) On improving the activities of Soviet bodies in the center and at the local level and the fight against bureaucracy (speaker G. E. Zinoviev) Election of the Central Executive Committee.