Foreign News: The Harvest

The Russian harvest for 1922 was valued at 3,700,000,000 gold rubles. Average pre-war harvests came to 5,000,000,000 gold rubles per annum.

During the last financial year the Soviet Government collected 300,000,000 rubles in grain from Russian farmers, 20,000,000 rubles on the so- called work tax, 10,000,000 on various excise taxes, 30,000,000 on local imposts. Total, 360,000,000 gold rubles.

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