RUSSIA: Heroes of Labor

(See front cover & pictures, pp. 26 & 27).

Into the world's vocabulary and stock of notions restive Russians have injected "kulaks," "FiveYear Plans." "Ogpu" and State-sponsored "Godlessness." Last week the Soviet Union was busy winding up 1935 with Russia's most recent and most sweeping innovation since the so-called "liquidation of the kulaks" and "fulfillment of the First Five-Year Plan." The great new addition to vocabularies: Stakhanovism. To liquidate the kulaks was a bloody, brutal process in which Russia's more prosperous small farmers were shot by the thousands and deported to Siberia...

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