Successes of Stalin's economic change

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Even though targets were unrealistically high what was achieved as a result?
Industrial production massively increased
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By which year was Russia sufficiently industrialised to defeat Hitler?
1941
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Why did Russia bring in foreign workers?
They were very skilled and taught new skills
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What type of locations were built in Russia?
Industrial towns and cities
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What is an example of a industrial city?
Magnitogorsk
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Which people were recruited to the industry?
Women
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Who were encouraged to work in factories?
Peasants
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Who were forced into labour?
Prisoners
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What was Stakhanovism?
Super workers given extra pay and privileges for high output
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What was increased?
Work hours
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What was the discipline at work like?
Strict
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How did government propaganda help?
Showed how hard work was making Russia and communism stronger
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What was the consequences of Russia becoming quickly industrialised?
Wages fell and there was a shortage of consumer goods as there was a large focus on heavy industry
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What was a consequence of Industrial towns and cities?
Houses were crowded
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What factors in Russia contrasted with capitalist countries who had suffered the great depression?
Free health care and full employment
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