The impact of Stalinism on young people: Komsomol

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Komsomol, the youth division of the Communist Party, stressed communist values and loyalty to the Party

  • The organisation taught communist values 
  • Smoking, drinking and religion were discouraged, whilst volunteer social work, sports, politics and drama clubs were organised to inspire socialist values
  • Komsomol had close links to the Party and became directly affiliated in 1939
  • Members took an oath to live, study and fight for the Fatherland


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