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Кризата в съветското селско стопанство през 1931–1933 г.
The Crisis of the Soviet Agriculture 1931–1933

Author(s): George Todorov
Subject(s): History, Economy, Agriculture, Economic history, Interwar Period (1920 - 1939)
Published by: Център за стопанско-исторически изследвания
Keywords: Holodomor; agrar politics; Soviet Union; Ukraine

Summary/Abstract: The paper explores the causes of the agrarian crisis in USSR during the period 1931 – 1933 and the attempts of the central government and the communist party to overcome it. The causes are separated in two different categories – objectively and human dependent. The way the communist rulers in Moscow tried to bypass and overcome the economic crisis represents the faint help, which the center gives to the regions of Ukraine, West Kazakhstan, South Russia and North Caucasus. The paper stays on thesis that despite the huge aggressiveness in the new passed laws and the force used to pass the peasants' resistance, which two topics are common and heavily interceded in historiography about this periods, the central government actually tried to help the regions through regional subsidies and liberalization of the economic or with all-union instruments as reducing of the grain and bread export.

  • Issue Year: IV/2019
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 217-227
  • Page Count: 11
  • Language: Bulgarian