On that day, the leader of the world’s first state of workers and peasants made a speech at the Moscow provincial conference of the Communist Party. “Communism is Soviet power plus electrification of the country,” he said at this meeting. A month later, the 8th All-Russia Congress of Soviets approved GOELRO plan worked out with participation of 200 Russian scientists and engineers. Then the authorities approved and implemented other grandiose plans, but the Soviet power added to electrification failed to produce the expected communism. However, it does not cast doubt on technical progress in general and development of energy industry in particular being necessary.
On November 21, 1920, Vladimir Lenin gave the definition of communism