V. I. Lenin

Memo Combatting Dominant Nation Chauvinism

Written: 6 October, 1922
First Published: PravdaNo. 21 on January 21, 1937; Published according to the manuscript
Source: Lenin’s Collected Works, 2nd English Edition, Progress Publishers, Moscow, 1965, Volume 33, page 372
Translated: David Skvirsky and George Hanna
Transcription\HTML Markup: David Walters& R. Cymbala
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I declare war to the death on dominant nation chauvinism. I shall eat it with all my healthy teeth as soon as I get rid of this accursed bad tooth.

It must be absolutelyinsisted that the Union Central Executive Committee should be presided overin turn by a:
Georgian, etc.