In connection with the approval of Khrushchev's alleged confusion and paralysis of the will of Stalin in the initial period of the war, it is advisable to bring the following fact. At a meeting of the Presidium of the Russian Academy of Sciences, November 16, 1999 Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences Nikolai Shmelev he said: "When I was a young man, accidentally learned from two sources that on the personal orders of Khrushchev destroyed a piece of paper. Then late Academician Deborin confirmed that the paper was, and he held it in his hands. The paper - a Resolution of the Politburo of the Central Committee on October 16, 1941 the surrender of Moscow, which were signed by all members of the Politburo, including Khrushchev, was not only one signature - Joseph Stalin. He did not sign this paper. Now I have told you about it, but no Deborin. and there is this document "(quoted in. [22, 500].).