Centre-Local Relations in the Stalinist State, 1928–1941 by E. A. Rees

By E. A. Rees

This publication analyzes the advance of the Stalinist country of the Thirties from the viewpoint of the altering nature of centre-local family members. It examines the fashion towards higher significant kingdom regulate over the formation and implementation of monetary coverage and the shift in the direction of elevated country repression via a chain of archive-based case reports of the centre's interactions with its republican and neighborhood our bodies. The booklet offers the root for a brand new conceptualization of the Stalinist nation.

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Telegrams sent at the end of March 1933 by L. I. Lavren’tev and F. P. Gryadinskii to Postyshev, Kuibyshev and Chernov, and from R. I. Eikhe and Gryadinskii, complained of the dire state of food supplies to Kuznetstroi in West Siberia; telegram from F. I. Goloshchekin about food situation in Karaganda, telegrams from V. P. Shubrikov about the problems of reducing rations in Central Volga region in January–March 1933, pp. 276–7, 370; telegram from I. M. Vareikis, secretary of CBE, to Kaganovich on reducing ration lists, August 1932, p.

V. I. Kuz’min, V bor’be za sotsialisticheskuyu rekonstruktsiyu 1926–1937. Ekonomicheskaya politika Sovetskogo gosudarstva (Moscow, 1976), p. 140. 31. R. W. Davies, The Development of the Soviet Budgetary System (Cambridge, 1958), pp. 304–13. 32. TsGAOO Ukrainy, 1/16/8 34. 33. R. W. Davies, Crisis and Progress in the Soviet Economy, 1931–1933 (London, 1996), pp. : Telegrams sent at the end of March 1933 by L. I. Lavren’tev and F. P. Gryadinskii to Postyshev, Kuibyshev and Chernov, and from R. I.

69 In October Kaganovich wrote to Stalin about the difficulties of getting the procurement target fulfilled: ‘On the scene in Siberia and the Chelyabinsk oblast I had to lash out, of course, as harshly as I could against the opportunists and blind leaders. 70 In 1935, with a record harvest, Stalin insisted on pushing up the grain procurement targets as a reserve against future uncertainties. 71 In 1936 there was a very poor harvest caused by drought, but the centre’s response was more temperate than in 1933 or 1934.

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