Case Study: Magnitogorsk/Conclusion - FIRST FIVE-YEAR PLAN

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CASE STUDY: MAGNITOGORSK

This city could represent the best and worst of the First Five-Year Plan. Stalin's planner aimed to build a steelworks (an entire city) from scratch and an area rich in iron ore. 1/4 of a mil workers transported & instructed to create Russias's large steel factory. The contrast of the vision (a utopian city) and the reality was EVIDENT.

Workers arrived to few houses built, they lived in mud huts & tents - no heating or…

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