Red Flags on Black Earth

Undoubtedly, one of the most defining features of Stalinism was the decision to collectivise the farms of the Soviet Union. In 1929, the order was given to aggregate all of the farmlands of the state, in order to form larger communal holdings. However, what this brief description fails to do is reveal the darker truth of this agricultural policy…

Source: https://www.rbth.com/multimedia/history/2017/08/25/collectivization-in-the-ussr-how-the-russian-peasantry-was-smashed_828512