Five Year Plans.

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Heavy Industry:

+ Big builds eg Magnitogorsk and Moscow metro 1935.

+ 1st 5YP coal, oil, iron all X2 eg steel 1928 4 million tonnes -->1932 6 million tonnes. 2nd 5YP steel X3 and coal X2. 3rd 5YP coal increased 39 million tonnes and oil increased by 2 million tonnes.

- Poor quality products.

- Targets rarely met.

Living Standards:

+ 'Three Good Years'.

+ 2nd 5YP food rationing ended and consumer goods X2.

- Consumer goods decreased eg cigarettes available only on black market, eg Leningrad 6000 people queued for 2…


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