Special message by N.I. Ezhova to I.V. Stalin about the Trotskyist
organization in Ukraine. February 2, 1937
February 2, 1937
Secretary of the Central Committee of the All-Union Communist Party
of Bolsheviks Comrade. STALIN
I am sending you the protocols of the interrogations of E.M.
dated January 11 and 14 of this year.
MANYURIN-BROVARSKY shows about the wrecking work carried out by
the Trotskyists, along with terrorist activities, in the Ukraine in
the development of the cotton crop, as well as about the opposition
to Academician LYSENKO for the vernalization of agricultural crops.
According to GOLUB's participant, MANYURIN-BROVARSKY knows that
"the international orientation common with the Ukrainian
nationalists" towards Hitler was carried out by the Trotskyists in
opposition to the international relations established by the Soviet
Union with anti-fascist governments.
Named in the testimony of MANYURIN-BROVARSKY former. the second
secretary of the Odessa regional committee of the CP(b)U A.G.
SOKOLOV, now working in the Kirov region, and GOLUB F.Ya., currently
the second secretary of the Odessa regional committee of the CP(b)U,
I consider it necessary to arrest  .
I ask for your approval.
People's Commissar of Internal Affairs of the USSR N.I. Ezhov
 On the first page there is Stalin's resolution: "Talk to
Malenkov and Andreev (organizational bureau) how did Sokolov's
transfer to Vyatka happen?"