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Great Construction Projects of Communism

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Subject: Great Plan for the Transformation of Nature, Joseph Stalin, Volga Hydroelectric Station, Renewable energy in Russia, Economy of the Soviet Union
Collection: 1950S in the Soviet Union, Economy of the Soviet Union, Soviet Phraseology
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Great Construction Projects of Communism

Monument to the builders of communism near the Volga Hydroelectric Station in Volgograd

Great construction projects of communism (Russian: Великие стройки коммунизма) was a term used for a series of ambitious construction projects undertaken in 1950s on the command of Joseph Stalin.

A 1952 book Hydrography of the USSR lists the following projects in irrigation, navigation, and hydroelectric power. [1]

See also


  1. ^ A.A. Sokolov, Hydrography of the USSR, Gidrometeoizdat, Leningrad, 1952, section "Great construction sites of communism (Russian)
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