Report on the Russian famine, 1922
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Published by American committee for the relief of Russian children in New York city .
Written in English



  • Soviet Union


  • Soviet Union -- Famines.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesRussian famine.
LC ClassificationsHC335 .N43 1921
The Physical Object
Pagination24 p.
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6330779M
LC Control Number35034971

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"The Russian Famine of is the worst, both as regards the numbers affected and as regards mortality from starvation and disease, which has occurred in Europe in modern times" - League of Nations report on economic conditions in Russia. The famine of was a controversal and politicised subject, and both the numbers of dead and causes of the famine were disputed. Restoration of agriculture in the famine area of Russia. London: Pub. for the Information Dept. of the Russian Trade Delegation by the Labour Pub. Co., (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Eden Paul; Cedar Paul; Russia (Federation). This is a pre historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books . The Russian famine of –22, also known as the Povolzhye famine, was a severe famine in the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic which began early in the spring of and lasted through This famine killed an estimated 5 million people, primarily affecting the Volga and Ural River regions, and peasants resorted to cannibalism. The famine resulted from the combined effects.

  Seed from the American Midwest, planted in the spring of , ensured that the famine would not return. In July , author Maxim Gorky wrote to . Here is a letter of Ma , from Lenin via Molotov to members of the Politburo, outlining a brutal plan of action against the “Black Hundreds” clergy and their followers, who were defying the government decree to remove church valuables (purported by the government to be used to fund famine relief). In , the League of Nations issued a comprehensive report on the famine. According to this report, agriculture throughout Russia had declined to a dangerous level by the time the drought struck. Years of war, counterrevolutionary struggle, blockade, and boycott had aggravated a shortage of farm equipment and railway cars. Addeddate Identifier TheRussianFamineOneYearOfReliefWork_ Identifier-ark ark://tq59 Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi

The former ran its course with the loss of the last patch of anti-Bolshevist territory in the Crimea; the latter--with the Great Russian famine. General Wrangel's defeat manifested the degeneration of the "White" movement. The famine of demonstrated Russia's exhaustion under the Bolshevist rule.   In , Vasilevsky published a brochure based on his research, A Horrifying Chronicle of the Famine: Suicide and Anthropophagy. In sparse, unadorned prose, Vasilevsky compiled a chilling catalogue of murder, violence, insanity, and ineffable suffering.   A couple with their starving children during a famine in the U.S.S.R., circa This photo taken in shows a family stricken by famine in the Volga region, Russia, during the Russian . AN ECONOMIST BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR From the author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Gulag and the National Book Award finalist Iron Curtain, a revelatory history of one of Stalin's greatest crimes—the consequences of which still resonate today In Stalin launched his policy of agricultural collectivization—in effect a second Russian revolution—which forced millions of peasants off their.