Collectivisation: dekulakisation and the Twenty-Five Thousanders

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Dekulakisation

  • Stalin announced the 'liquidation of the kulaks as a class'
  • It was intended to frighten poorer peasants into joining the kolkhozes
  • Many villagers remained loyal to their neighbours and were unwilling to identify kulaks
  • Many kulaks sold land and livestock to appear less well-off
  • Many local Party officials also opposed dekulakisation as they knew that the richer peasants were the…

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