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1. Did Stakhanov Act Alone?

Alexei Stakhanov mined 102 tons of coal in under 6 hours, sparking the Stakhanovite movement. But did he really do it all by himself, by his own initiative? The son of a miner from Blagoveshchensk recalls evidence of unnamed assistants and fishy bureaucratic orders.
 

Tags: soviet union, stalin, stakhanov, stakhanovite
By Eugenia Sokolskaya

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