RUSSIA: As Winter Comes

More than 100 million Soviet civilians, faced cold and hunger as winter's first heavy snows fell last week. Russia has lost more than half its coal mines, 23% of its cultivated land. Fuel, food and clothes go to the Red Armies first. From Leningrad to the Pacific, women, oldsters and schoolchildren were cutting peat, hauling logs, straining every muscle to make good Russia's losses. Their achievements:

> Siberia's harvested area increased by 2,100,000 acres over last year. In Kazakstan and central Asia land sown to winter grains increased by a half-million acres;...

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