Tag: Second Five Year Plan

Stalin’s Slight of Hand in the 30’s

At Face Value This picture visually represents the mindset with which Joseph Stalin used to shape Russia in the 1930’s. The 1930’s were a busy time with mass construction in Moscow and the introduction of the second 5 year plan. Stalin signed off on an audacious plan to completely renovate Moscow into a modern city, which exemplified socialist values. This sentiment is echoed in the following … Continue reading Stalin’s Slight of Hand in the 30’s