[Classics] The Right of Nations to Self-Determination

"Complete equality of rights for all nations; the right of nations to self-determination; the unity of the workers of all nations—such is the national programme that Marxism, the experience of the whole world, and the experience of Russia, teach the workers." The classic theoretical work on the national question by Lenin.


Written: February-May 1914
Published: April-June 1914 in the journal Prosveshcheniye Nos. 4, 5 and 6. Signed: V. Ilyin. Published according to the text in the journal.
Source: Lenin’s Collected Works, Progress Publishers, 1972, Moscow, Volume 20, pp. 393-454.
Translated: Bernard Isaacs and The Late Joe Fineberg
Transcription/Markup: B. Baggins, D. Walters, & K. Goins (2008)
Public Domain: Lenin Internet Archive (2000).