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Politburo And The Church, Kremlin Archives
N. Petrovsky, S.G. Petrov
On confiscation of church valuables
Cipher telegram of the secretary of the Ivanovo-Voznesensk provincial committee of the RCP (b) I. I. Korotkov to the Central Committee of the RCP (b) about the Shuya events. March 17, 1922
March 17, 1922
Received for decryption on 18/3/1922 at 11:00. 30 minutes.
17 / 3-22 years old. Gubkom reports that in Shuya on March 15, in connection with the confiscation of church valuables under the influence of the monarchist priests and s. R. an excited crowd attacked the police and a platoon of Red Army soldiers. Some of the Red Army soldiers were disarmed by the demonstration. The crowd was dispersed from machine guns and rifles by units of the ChON and the Red Army regiment of the 146th regiment, as a result of which 5 were killed and 15 wounded were registered in the hospital. Of these, a Red Army soldier was killed by the Department of Red Cavaliers. At 11 and a half o'clock on March 15, 2 factories arose on the same ground. By evening, order was established in the city. On the morning of the 16th, as usual, the factory workers went to work. The mood of the inhabitants and part of the workers is depressed, but not agitated [e].
The Governmental Executive Committee has allocated a special Commission to investigate the events. Details by letter.
SECRETARY SPONGE KOROTKOV.
- L. 14. Typewritten original on the form of the cipher telegram of the Central Committee of the RCP (b).
- CA FSB, f. 1, op. 6, d.11, l. 22. Another copy of the same typewritten bookmark on the form of the cipher telegram of the Central Committee of the RCP (b). Above the stamps: 1) "VERY SECRET"; 2) "ON PERFORMANCE, DELIVER TO THE SECRET ARCHIVE".
- RCKHIDNI, f. 5, op. 2, d.48, l. 29. A typewritten copy of that time, made in the Bureau of the Secretariat of the Central Committee of the RCP (b) and certified by the assistant secretary of the Politburo E. M. Sherlina - for V. I. Lenin. Above the text of the document is printed the mailing address: “FOR THE INFORMATION OF ALL MEMBERS OF THE POLITBURO, com. LENIN . TROTSKY, KAMENEV, ZINOVIEV, STALIN, MOLOTOV ". Below is the stamp "Comrade Lenin's Archive" with the handwritten date "26.IV.22" and the entry number. Handwritten outgoing number of the Central Committee of the RCP (b) with the date "19 / III-22".
- RCKHIDNI, f. 5, op. 2, d.48, l. 25. Typewritten original on the form of the cipher telegram of the Central Committee of the RCP (b). Above the address there is a typewritten note: “ Copy of comrade. LENIN ". There is also the stamp "Comrade Lenin's Archive" with the handwritten date "25.IV.22" and the entry number.