Polit Buro and the Church

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N. Petrovsky, S.G. Petrov

Resolution of the Politburo of the Central Committee of the RCP (b) on the death sentence in the case of the Moscow clergy and believers. From the minutes of the meeting of the Politburo No. 7, item 13 of May 18, 1922

No. 24-25


13.- About Moscow priests.

(Comrade Trotsky).

(pr [report] No. 6, p. 14).

Approve Comrade Trotsky's conclusion 23 .


-                      L. 15. Typewritten copy of a later extract on the letterhead of the Central Committee of the CPSU (b) - RCP (b) of the 1930s.

-                      APRF, f. 3, op. 1, d.276, l. 28. Draft minutes of the Politburo meeting. Handwritten script on a sheet of lined paper. At the bottom left is a record about the mailing: "Trotsky, Beck." L. 2: “Present: members of the Politburo Comrades. Lenin, Trotsky, Zinoviev, Stalin, Kamenev, Tomsky, Rykov. Candidates: com. Molotov, Kalinin. Members of the Central Committee 1 * Sokolnikov. With an advisory] voice of comrade Tsyurup. "

Notes and Comments:

1 * Then Voroshilov is crossed out .

23  See No. 24-20.