17 February 1938*, Pb 58/57

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!

STRICTLY SECRET
(Special File)

CENTRAL COMMITTEE of the All-Union Communist Party (of Bolsheviks)

Pb 58/57

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

  1. Request from NKVD

Permit the Ukraine NKVD to carry out further arrests [1] 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

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NOTES
[1] Other reports for 1938 indicate a breakdown between 1st and 2nd category “arrests”, see 4 February 1938 and 31 January 1938, Pb 57/48.
General
1. Notes and additions by translator and editor are bracketed, thus [ ];
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Translation, John Crowfoot
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