Progress Against Tradition. A Brief Course of 20th Century Russian History For Top Management

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The Kremlin was left no choice but to return to a policy of “colonization of the village”, which was held earlier by S.J. Vitte while realizing industrialization — in other ways it was repeated in the 1930-s. But from 1947 till 1949 a series of measures were undertaken that made the peasants’ situation mournful.