RUSSIA: Gosplanning

With Adolf Hitler boasting at Nurnberg of what he has done in four years, officials of the Soviet planning commission (Gosplan) in Moscow last week had their say to the visiting editor of the New York Journal of Commerce, Dr. Jules I. Bogen. At the Gosplan he was told officially: "By the close of the Third Five-Year-Plan (1938-43) the standard of living of the Russian population will closely approach that of employed workers in advanced countries of Western Europe, and by the end of the Fourth Five-Year-Plan (1943-48) it will begin to...

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