Stolypin blurt


land reforms 

aim= to create a class of landowning peasants, conservative peasants were more likely to support the tsar and disavow socialism 

land reforms encouraged peasants land banks to give out more loans 

was also supposed to increase productivity - as peasants had more incentive to better look after the land they owned 

56 mill to 90 mill tonnes 

however only 1% = kulaks by 1913

only 20% left the…


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