NKVD in the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic requests an increase of 30,000 people in Ukraine’s quota for executions and arrests. Politburo agrees. [R 17 February 1938, Pb 58-57]
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Workers of All Lands, Unite!
CENTRAL COMMITTEE of the All-Union Communist Party (of Bolsheviks)
17 February 1938
To Comrade Frinovsky
Abstract from the Minutes of meeting No 58 of the Politburo
of the VKP (b) Central Committee
Decision of 17 February 1938
- Request from NKVD
Permit the Ukraine NKVD to carry out further arrests  of kulak and such anti-Soviet elements and to consider their cases at troikas by raising the quota for the Ukraine NKVD by 30,000.
Central Committee secretary